Carrying Cotton to the Gin, U.S. South, 1850s


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Image Reference
NW0074

Source
Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1853-54), vol. 8, p. 457. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Comments
With slave cabins in the background, shows men and women carrying baskets of picked cotton to the gin. Illustrates an article (pp. 447 ff.) "cotton and its cultivation," by T.B. Thorpe of Louisiana.