Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

Image Database Image Database 100% 10 Change bedframe to: bed frame Context: BA18 A print of two scenes. At the top of the page, a Black man stands with his hands and feet locked in wooden stocks. At the bottom of the page, a Black woman sits on a wooden bedframe; her hands and feet are held in stocks at the end of bed, causing her to hunch forward. R50 A carte-de-visite of a seated Black man. His back, with countless visible scars, is turned to the camera, and he contours his body, pushing his left hand against his waist, causing his back to arc slightly. His torsion also allows the viewer to see the left side of his face. Screen reader support enabled. A carte-de-visite of a seated Black man. His back, with countless visible scars, is turned to the camera, and he contours his body, pushing his left hand against his waist, causing his back to arc slightly. His torsion also allows the viewer to see the left side of his face. Turn on screen reader support Phoebe Warren has joined the document.

Title: Gordon Under Medical Inspection

Artist/Maker: McPherson & Oliver

Date: 1863

Source: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Copyright/Permissions: Public Domain. Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Location(s): Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

 

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