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Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Lauren Noel, The Historic New Orleans Collection
(504) 556-7655 | laurenn@hnoc.org
Christopher Robert, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
(504) 620-2639 | robert@leh.org

August 29, 2016 ǀ New Orleans, Louisiana - The following caption information pertains to images in the panel exhibition "Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865," traveling to sites throughout Louisiana from 2016 to 2018. These images are intended for one-time use in press coverage relating to this exhibition only. Use of these images for any other purpose is strictly prohibited. Captions must be used as provided; if space is limited, photo credits must be used as provided. For more information on these images or other images included in the panel design, larger images or additional images please contact Lauren Noel, marketing associate at The Historic New Orleans Collection, laurenn@hnoc.org or (504) 556-7655.


PHOTO CREDIT: Photograph courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
CAPTION: Slave Auction; ca. 1831; ink and watercolor; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1941.3

 


PHOTO CREDIT: Photograph courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
CAPTION: A Slave-Pen at New Orleans-before the Auction; wood engraving from Harper's Weekly, January 24, 1863; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1958.43.24



PHOTO CREDIT: Photograph courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
CAPTION: Sale of Estates, Pictures and Slaves in the Rotunda, New Orleans; by William Henry Brooke, engraver; engraving with watercolor from The Slave States of America, vol. 1; London: Fisher and Son, 1842; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1974.25.23.4


PHOTO CREDIT: Photograph courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
CAPTION: Hoeing Young Cotton; between 1865 and 1895; albumen stereograph photoprints mounted on board by Samuel Tobias Blessing, photographer; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1979.221.14



PHOTO CREDIT: Photograph courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
CAPTION: Walker and Bronson's Negro Quarters, Belle Vue Plantation; 1870s; albumen stereograph photoprints mounted on board; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1992.55.4 i,ii


PHOTO CREDIT: Photograph courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
CAPTION: J. A. Beard and May auction notice for "a Valuable Gang of Georgia and South Carolina Field Hands"; New Orleans: Bulletin Print, 1856; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2014.0371

 

 

 


PHOTO CREDIT: Photograph courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
CAPTION: American Slaves by William Henry Brooke, engraver; engraving from The Slave States of America, vol. 2; London: Fisher, Son and Company, 1842; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2014.0450.2


PHOTO CREDIT: Photograph courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
CAPTION: Rules and Regulations of the New-Orleans and Mobile Steam Packet Creole; printed on silk; New Orleans: T. Rea, between 1844 and 1846; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2014.0451

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


About The Historic New Orleans Collection
Founded in 1966, The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South. For more information, visit www.hnoc.org or call (504) 523-4662.

About the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to all residents of the state. Our mission is to provide access to and an appreciation of Louisiana's rich, shared and diverse historical, literary and cultural heritage through grant-supported outreach programs; family literacy and adult reading initiatives; teacher professional development institutes; publications; film and radio documentaries; museum exhibitions; public lectures; library projects; and other diverse public humanities programming. Since 1971, the LEH has been the organizational standard-bearer for historical, cultural and needs-driven, outcomes-based educational programming, across all 64 Louisiana parishes. Visit www.leh.org to learn more.

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