[Silver and six other passengers leaving Lake Pontchartrain by locomotive]

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Title
[Silver and six other passengers leaving Lake Pontchartrain by locomotive]
Date
1872 February 12
Creator
Silver, James.
Notes
[James Silver] AL to Mother, Father, [and] Sister, February 12, 1872. New Orleans [La.], page 3. From a collection of 12 letters, each several pages long, that Silver composed during his 1872 visit to New Orleans, Louisiana. He recounted his journey from New York to Louisiana, as well as his time spent in and around New Orleans. Silver included 39 ink sketches of people and scenery throughout his letters.
Names and Subjects
African American girls.
African American men.
African American women--History--19th century.
African American women--History--Pictorial works.
African American women--History--Portraits.
African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans--History.
African American women in art.
Children--1870-1880.
Children and adults in art.
Eyeglasses--1870-1880.
Eyeglasses--History--Pictorial works.
Infants--1870-1880.
Infants--United States.
Landscapes--1870-1880.
Landscapes--Louisiana--New Orleans--History.
Landscapes in art--History.
Locomotives--United States--History--19th century.
Locomotives--United States--History--Pictorial works.
Men--1870-1880.
Men, White.
New Orleans (La.)--1870-1880.
New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.
New Orleans (La.)--in art.
Passenger trains--Pictorial works.
Passenger trains--United States--History.
Passengers--1870-1880.
Pontchartrain, Lake (La.)--History--Pictorial works.
Self-portraits--1870-1880.
Sketches--1870-1880.
Top hats--1870-1880.
Travel--1870-1880.
Travel--Social aspects--United States--History--19th century.
Travel in art--19th century.
Travel sketches--1870-1880.
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Women.
Manuscripts shelf.
Collection Title
James Silver papers
Collection Creator
Silver Family.
ID
4655
Repository
William L. Clements Library
Date Added/Updated
2018-04-10 15:24:14

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4655
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"[Silver and six other passengers leaving Lake Pontchartrain by locomotive]". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/w/wcl1ic/x-4655/wcl004742. William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. February 06, 2023.