+ o - ^
previous next
Index

The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863.

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863.

View this item elsewhere:

Title
The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863.
Names
Seaver, C. (Charles) (Photographer)
Collection

Cartes-de-visite collection.

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 1863
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African Americans
Scarifications
African American men
Fugitive slaves
Punishment & torture -- African-Americans
Genres
Cartes de visite
Notes
Photograph by C. Seaver, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1864, after McPherson & Oliver, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae7d4720-c6ca-012f-fcaa-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
We believe that this item has no known US copyright restrictions. The item may be subject to rights of privacy, rights of publicity and other restrictions. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library." Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Captured
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-bc4e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-bc4e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-bc4e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-bc4e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863. }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=September 28, 2016 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863.