Kimball, Myron H. (fl. 1863-1864) [Carte-de-visite of emancipated children, Isaac and Rosa]
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.02.1051 Author/Creator: Kimball, Myron H. (fl. 1863-1864) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 1863 Pagination: 1 carte de visite ; 10 x 6.1 cm
One carte-de-visite entitled,"Issac & Rosa, Slave Children from New Orleans," dated 1863 printed by Kimball. Imprint on image details that the children were emancipated by George H. Hanks. Image consists of two children holding hands. This item would have been sold to raise funds for the education of freed people.
Isaac White and Rosina Downs were children who had belonged to a school established by Colonel Hanks in Lousiana for emancipated people.
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