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Bermuda Vignette: Workers Conversing in a Field

Bermuda Vignette: Workers Conversing in a Field
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Inscribed along lower border in brown ink: "I say Joe -- jist run to Mr Tucker's, and get de hoe. / (Reclining figure) Oh can't -- aint got time.!"; verso inscribed at right vertically in brown ink "Bermuda Niggers"
c. 1845
Brown ink on paper
Overall: 4 3/16 x 6 7/16 in. ( 10.6 x 16.4 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
Object Number: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group