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Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

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Summary

Photograph shows slaves working in the sweet potato fields on the Hopkinson plantation.
Title inscribed in ink on front of the mount.
Date from similar photograph on mount at the New York Public Library. Caption on mount reads: "Sweet potatoe planting. James Hopkinson's plantation, April 8, 1862".
Edge loss on the upper right corner of the mount.
Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22.
Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.270).
General information about the Gladstone collection is available at, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.gld

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Date

01/01/1862
person

Contributors

Moore, Henry P., 1833-1911, photographer
place

Location

Edisto Island32.56018, -80.27982
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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