African American - DRAPKIN COLLECTIONS
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Cincinnatus Smith Slave Owner

Cincinnatus Smith Slave Owner by unknown photographer. Cincinnatus Smith [ambro ID in case] purchased slaves from Edward Abercrombie. The sale was contested in court because
Col. Abercrombie was intoxicated and under the influence of his slaves. Ambro of Smith and ambro of a slave (see next image) from Smith Estate; accompanied by 2 slave bill of sales and court documents. MFA, St. Petersburg exhibition. The History of Photography Is the History of Everything: 100 Highlights from the Drapkin Collection Oct. 18, 2008 - Jan. 4, 2009.

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