Advertisement, "Virginia Planter's Best Tobacco"

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Title

Advertisement, "Virginia Planter's Best Tobacco"

Subject

Images of slavery

Description

This label represents an idealized depiction of life in eighteenth-century Virginia tobacco country. It shows a white planter smoking a pipe, with slaves in the background holding hoes used to cultivate the crop. Another slave holds an umbrella to shade the planter (image courtesy of Rockefeller Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation).

Language

eng

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How to Cite this Item

"Advertisement, "Virginia Planter's Best Tobacco"," in Martha Washington, Item #109, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/109 (accessed July 27, 2017).