Grandmother Christian and child. ca. 1880


Description: Grandmother Christian and child. ca. 1880. Formal portrait of Mayme Harris Perry's great-great-grandmother, holding a child of white parentage. The woman may have been a slave.

Subjects: African Americans -- North Carolina -- Durham -- 19th century; Portrait photography; Photography -- History -- 19th century.

Source: Mayme Harris Perry

Filename: A024


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