Domestic Slave with Planter's Family, Virginia, ca. 1859-64


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Image Reference
Dugan-1

Source
Photograph by unidentified photographer, published in Ellen Dugan, ed., Picturing the South, 1860 to the Present (Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1996), p. 32; the photograph is held by a private collector.

Comments
Shows female nursemaid holding white baby. The individuals are not identified, but the place is the town of New Market, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.