Church Meeting, Chicago, 1859


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Image Reference
Ballou17-208

Source
Ballou's Pictorial (Sept. 24, 1859), p. 208

Comments
Caption, "sunday meeting of colored people at Chicago"; "the scene is sketched from life, and represents the interior of an African church. . . during a prayer meeting...." (p. 208). The same image appeared six years earlier in the London Illustrated News (April 30, 1853, p. 276); however, with the caption "Meeting in the African Church, Cincinnati, Ohio" (see image reference LOC-A on this website)........