Chair made by slaves from Ridgley Plantation near Florence, South Carolina. The chair is made with mortise and tenon joints reinforced with square nails. The seat is of animal skin. Evidence that the legs of the chair have been shortened indicates that it was a slave's chair. Slaves were not permitted to sit higher than the master or his children.
Black-and-white engraving of the Tomb of Absalom in Jerusalem. After a drawying by Luigi Mayer. From A series of twenty-four views illustrative of the Holy Scriptures, published London: R. Bowyer & M. Parkes.
Black-and-white engraving of the Tombs of the Sanhedrin in Jerusalem. After a drawing by Luigi Mayer. From A series of twenty-four views illustrative of the Holy Scriptures, published London: R. Bowyer & M. Parkes.
Black-and-white lithograph of a Jewish women from Algiers. Lithograph printed Paris: E. Ardit. From Atlas de l’aperçu historique, statistique et topographique sur l’état d’Alger : a l’usage de l’ármée expéditionnaire d’Afrique, published Paris: Ch. Picquet.
Hand-colored lithograph of a merchant from Kaluga with his wife shown in both summer and winter clothes. From Vollständige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen aller Nationen by Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche.