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Plantation Collection

Background imagePlantation Collection: Plundering a plantation during Shermans March to the Sea

Plundering a plantation during Shermans March to the Sea
Shermans troops foraging on a Georgia plantation, 1864. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Black slave on a sugar plantation

Black slave on a sugar plantation
Slave woman hoeing sugar plants on a plantation in Louisiana, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Slave couple marrying by jumping over a broom

Slave couple marrying by jumping over a broom
Broomstick wedding ceremony of African-American slaves, from an eyewitness before the Civil War. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: GATL2A-00033

GATL2A-00033
Jamaican plantation houses from a roadside, 1880s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century Howard Pyle illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00088

AGRI2A-00088
Native field hands picking coffee in Brazil 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Slave cabin where Booker T. Washington was born

Slave cabin where Booker T. Washington was born
Slave cabin birthplace of Booker T. Washington, Burroughs tobacco plantation, Virginia. Photograph

Background imagePlantation Collection: Cotton gin in use by African-American slaves in the South

Cotton gin in use by African-American slaves in the South
Slaves using Eli Whitneys cotton gin, invented in the 1790s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: PPRE2A-00153

PPRE2A-00153
George Washington farming at Mount Vernon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Colonial Virginians at a plantation ball

Colonial Virginians at a plantation ball
Guests dancing the Virginia reel at a Westover Plantation ball, 1700s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Maryland plantation manor, 1800s

Maryland plantation manor, 1800s
An old Maryland tobacco plantation house with outbuildings, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Coffee plantation in Brazil

Coffee plantation in Brazil
Coffee plantation in southern Brazil, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Boats on the lower Mississippi River, 1850s

Boats on the lower Mississippi River, 1850s
Steamboats and a raft passing a sugar plantation on the Mississippi River, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Cotton plant

Cotton plant. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Cotton bales on a river boat, 1800s

Cotton bales on a river boat, 1800s
Steam-driven boat loaded with bales of cotton, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Plantation slaves singing and clapping

Plantation slaves singing and clapping
Group of slaves singing on a southern plantation, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration based on a Boston teachers description

Background imagePlantation Collection: Slaves husking corn on a plantation

Slaves husking corn on a plantation
Slaves social gathering at a plantation corn-husking, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00011

AGRI2A-00011
Afroamerican slaves picking cotton. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Slaves planting rice in North Carolina, 1800s

Slaves planting rice in North Carolina, 1800s
Planting rice on a North Carolina plantation, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Slave cabin on a southern plantation

Slave cabin on a southern plantation
Slave family outside their cabin on a southern plantation. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00054

AGRI2A-00054
African American slaves harvesting cane on a sugar plantation Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00055

AGRI2A-00055
Black slaves harvesting sugar cane on a plantation in the US South, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: South Carolina plantation house, 1800s

South Carolina plantation house, 1800s
Dusk at Drayton Hall, a South Carolina plantation. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Shirley Plantation in Virginia, 1800s

Shirley Plantation in Virginia, 1800s
Manor house of Shirley Plantation on the James River, Virginia, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: PPRE2A-00079

PPRE2A-00079
George Washington and the Custis children with Afroamerican field hands at Mount Vernon. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: PPRE2A-00133

PPRE2A-00133
Death of George Washington at his Mount Vernon home, 1799. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Smokehouse on a plantation in South Carolina

Smokehouse on a plantation in South Carolina
Smokehouse at Boone Hall, an antebellum plantation near Charleston, South Carolina. Digital photograph

Background imagePlantation Collection: GATL2A-00010

GATL2A-00010
Cuban sugar-planter with his staff and bodyguards, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imagePlantation Collection: GATL2A-00015

GATL2A-00015
Tobacco plantation in Cuba, 1860s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: GATL2A-00025

GATL2A-00025
Ox-drawn wagons carrying harvested sugar cane on a Jamaica plantation, circa 1890. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: GATL2A-00026

GATL2A-00026
Ripe bananas brought to the wharf, Annatto Bay, Jamaica, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00124

AGRI2A-00124
Native workers harvesting coffee in Costa Rica, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Cotton-press, 1800s

Cotton-press, 1800s
African-American workers baling cotton in a cotton-press, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: HSET2A-00096

HSET2A-00096
Southern lady and her African-American slave in an outdoor market, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Slave cabins on a plantation

Slave cabins on a plantation
Row of slave cabins on a southern plantation, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Interior of slave cabin where Booker T. Washington was born

Interior of slave cabin where Booker T. Washington was born, Burroughs tobacco plantation, Virginia. Photograph

Background imagePlantation Collection: Slaves planning their escape to freedom

Slaves planning their escape to freedom
Slaves on a cotton plantation talking about escaping to the north, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00006

AGRI2A-00006
White overseer with African-American field-hands cutting sugar-cane, 1800s Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00014

AGRI2A-00014
Picking cotton on a plantation in the Deep South, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00115

AGRI2A-00115
African-American slave with bag of picked cotton, US South, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: AGRI2A-00129

AGRI2A-00129
African-American field-hands picking cotton, late 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: HSET2A-00010

HSET2A-00010
A plantation home in Mississippi before the Civil War. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: PPRE2A-00075

PPRE2A-00075
George Washington and his family at Mount Vernon. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Washington family at Mount Vernon

Washington family at Mount Vernon
Domestic life at Mount Vernon, 1700s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: HSET2A-00044

HSET2A-00044
Music-lesson in a colonial Southern plantation house. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: HREC2A-00008

HREC2A-00008
A Birthnight Ball in colonial Virginia. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: Learning the minuet

Learning the minuet
Colonial children learning to dance the minuet. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: HREC2A-00023

HREC2A-00023
George Washington dancing a minuet at Sally Fairfaxs home in colonial Virginia. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePlantation Collection: GATL2A-00006

GATL2A-00006
Sugar plantation in Cuba, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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