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White into Black: Seeing Race, Slavery, and Anti-Slavery in Antebellum America

In this "Lesson in Looking" from the website Picturing U.S. History, historian Sarah L. Burns explains how to unpack antebellum depictions of slavery and enslaved people, including Eyre Crowe's 1862 painting The Slave Auction.

External Link: picturinghistory.gc.cuny.edu

Creator | Sarah L. Burns
Item Type | Hyperlink
Cite This document | Sarah L. Burns, “White into Black: Seeing Race, Slavery, and Anti-Slavery in Antebellum America,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed December 17, 2018, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1755.

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