[SLAVERY & ABOLITION]. RUSSEL BROS., photographers. Boudoir card of African American "whose feet would require No. 17 shoes..." Anniston, AL, n.d.

4 1/4 x 8 in. albumen photograph on cardstock mount (toning, mottling and wear to surface, corner and edge wear to mount). Caption and photographer's credit in negative; verso with photographer's imprint, series title "Special Southern Views," and printed information, "'No. 17 Feet.' This photo shows a negro whose feet require No. 17 shoes, but as they cannot be had, he has to cover his feet as shown in the picture, with old sacks etc. - which, it is said, he does not remove until they wear out."

Estimate: $300 - $500
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