Enslaved House Servants and White Children, South Carolina, 1863

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Image Reference
ILN552

Source
The Illustrated London News (May 23, 1863), vol. 42, p. 552. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Comments
Caption, "Domestic Life in South Carolina--from a sketch by our special artist." This illustration (which also shows the white children playing with a black child), the ILN article reports, "represents the old Negro servants of the planter's family among his children . . . . The children of the [white] family grow up among the Negro domestic servants, and often learn to regard them with as much affection as they show their own parents" (p. 552).