THE CIVIL WAR
Rebecca, A Save Girl from New Orleans

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Collection Rogers Family
Description Albumen print mounted on white card stock of Rebecca, A Save Girl from New Orleans.
MARKS: Front: " Rebecca,/A Save Girl from New Orleans."
Back: "Ent'd accord'g to act of Congress, in the year 1863, by Geo H/ Hanes, in the Clerk's Office for the S. Dis. of N.Y./PHOTOGRAPHED BY M. H. KINBALL,/477 Broadway, N. Y."Proceeds from the sale of these Photographs will be devoted exclusively to the education of colored people in the Department of the Gulf, now under the command of Major-General Banks."/".All orders must be addressed to H. N. Bent,/No. 1 Mercer Street, New York"
Year Range from 1862
Event Civil War
Year range to 1865
Neg # 21920
Notes Three-quarter view of of a young African American of mixed decent, about twelve years old. Rebecca wears a dress with short sleeves and her hair is in long ringlets and parted in the middle, she is posed with her right arm resting on a studio prop ledge. Mass produced image sold to raise money for the education of free blacks.
Object ID P2000.30.22
Object Name carte de visite
People Rebecca
Place New Orleans, LA
Print size H=4 W=2 1/2 in
Subjects Portrait photographs
Female
Girls
Slaves
Slavery
Afro-Americans
Racially mixed people
Propaganda
Civil War
Title Rebecca, A Save Girl from New Orleans
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