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Sale of Estates, Pictures and Slaves in the Rotunda, New Orleans

 
ID Number: 1974.25.23.4
Title: Sale of Estates, Pictures and Slaves in the Rotunda, New Orleans
Title Type: inscribed
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: engravings (prints)
illustrations (layout features)
Collection Type: Prints and Printmaking
Artist/Maker: original image attributed to Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860 (draftsman (artist)) -- More information
Starling, J. M. (printer) -- More information
Date: 1842
Process/Technique: engraving (printing process)
hand coloring
Materials: ink
watercolor (paint)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions: 3 13/16 x 5 1/16 inches
Frame Dimensions: 14 3/8 x 14 3/8 inches
Object Description Interior view of a room with a rotunda ceiling during an auction of slaves, artwork, and goods in the Saint Louis Hotel.
Label Text: Purchased Lives: New Orleans and the Domestic Slave Trade, 1808-1865 2015-03-17
Sale of Estates, Pictures and Slaves in the Rotunda, New Orleans
by William Henry Brooke, engraver
engraving with watercolor from The Slave States of America, vol. 1
London: Fisher and Son, 1842
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1974.25.23.4
Extent: 1 item
Copyright Info.: THNOC has the right to reproduce the image.
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection
Inscription(s): name printed recto, bottom right
"J. M. Starling"
name printed recto, bottom left
"W. H. Brooke F.S.A."
title printed recto, center
"SALE OF ESTATES, PICTURES AND SLACES IN THE ROTUNDA, NEW ORLEANS"
Collection Theme(s): Slavery and Indenture
Subjects: Slavery -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Slave trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Saint Louis Hotel (New Orleans, La.)
Condition: Good
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