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Slaves under the overseer's whip

This image is taken from Henry Bibb's 1849 Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave, Written by Himself. This book illustrated and described the cruelties of slavery from the perspective of an enslaved person. 

Depiction of enslaved people being whipped by their enslaver. A female enslaved woman is saying "oh child my child". The enslaver is dressed in fancy clothes and the enslaved people are wearing field clothes.
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Bibb, Henry. Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave, Written by Himself. New York: Author, 1849.

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