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From story
Where are all the Women?
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Portrait of a Black African-American Lady, circa 1858

This portrait of a black woman is from about 1858. It is part of the African-American collection in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale. Her name as not been recorded, and so we cannot trace her story.


Image © Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library