The First Cotton Gin

This illustration by William L. Sheppard from the December 18th, 1869 issue of Harper's Weekly depicts the first cotton gin with black slaves operating the gin while white landowners discuss the new invention in the background.

Date:
December 18, 1869
Original Format:
Fine Print Illustration
Item#:
1860.0129
Height:
2142px
Width:
2649px
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