[STEREOVIEWS] -- [RECONSTRUCTION]. BLESSING, S.T., photographer. Group of 16 Louisiana stereoviews depicting African American life on sugar and cotton plantations. New Orleans: [ca 1880].

7 x 3 3/4 in. stereoviews on cardstock mounts (most excellent with strong tonality, one or two good). Each with photographer's imprint and title on mount recto. 

Views include a Freedman's cabin, wash-day on the plantation, an African American school, rows of African American houses, hoeing young cotton, picking cotton, interior of a sugar mill, and more.

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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