Antique Print, Slaves waiting for Sale, Virginia 1856 – KittyPrint

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Slaves Waiting For Sale Virginia 1856 Prints

Antique Print, Slaves waiting for Sale, Virginia 1856

Regular price £28.00 Sale

Wood engraving with comment on back of print about slavery. On  March 3, 1853, the little-known English painter Eyre Crowe, who travelled America with author William Makepeace Thackeray. He saw an advertisement in Richmond, Va., for a slave auction which he attended and sketched. This is the continuation of the illustration which was eventually published in "The Illustrated London News" September, 27th 1856.

Size 28 x 25 cm. Condition Good.


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