Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A frontispiece of a book featuring four numbered drawings: one shows a full-length depiction of a white man dressed in robes (labeled figure 1, page 135) above a head and shoulders view of a bearded white man in a suit (figure three, page 136); the other two drawings show profile views, one head and neck view of a curly hair moustached man (figure two, page 136) and another of a Black man wearing a suit (figure 4, page 136).

Title: Frontispiece of Negroes and Negro “slavery.” The first an inferior race: the latter its normal condition

Artist/Maker: J. H. Van Evrie

Date: 1814-1896

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Van Evrie, John H. Negroes and Negro “slavery.” The first an inferior race: the latter its normal condition. New York: Van Evrie, Horton & Co., 1863.

Location(s): New York, New York, USA

 

 

Art Hx