This color lithograph on a carte-de-visite card depicts an enslaved man being sold at auction by a white man with a hat and beard who is calling out and gesticulating. The slave carries a hat in his right hand and lowers his eyes to the ground.
Medium: lithographic ink on cardboard
Dimensions: H x W: 4 x 2 1/2 in. (10.2 x 6.4 cm)
Object number: 2008.9.53
Credit Line: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Data Source: National Museum of African American History and Culture