Image ID
ICHi-034909
Headline
Illustration of enslaved people at a cotton press on a Lousiana plantation
Title (of Artwork/Object)
Cotton Pressing in Louisiana
Date Created
April 12, 1856
Creator Role
publisher
Artwork/Object Depicted
illustrations (layout features)
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-034909
Max Pixels - Height
3899
Max Pixels - Width
6492
KEYWORDS
Cotton Pressing in Louisiana
AHD-017
i53566
LN0183
i52448
enslaved people
slavery
slave labor
African Americans
Lincoln at 200
i34909_e1.tif
illustration of enslaved people at a cotton press on a lousiana plantation

Illustration titled Cotton Pressing in Louisiana from Ballou's Magazine, April 12, 1856. Illustration from a wood engraving done from sketches by A. Hill. The image depicts enslaved people at a cotton press on a Lousiana plantation.

Illustration titled Cotton Pressing in Louisiana from Ballou's Magazine, April 12, 1856. Illustration from a wood engraving done from sketches by A. Hill. The image depicts enslaved people at a cotton press on a Lousiana plantation.