Learning is Wealth: Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa, Slaves from New Orleans

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A carte de viste featuring a black and white photograph of three children, two girls and a boy, gathered around a man in a chair. All are holding books. In the center, the boy stands wearing a dark coloured jacket and pants. He holds a closed book in front of him using both hands, and looks to his proper left at the man seated in the chair. The man sits wearing a light coloured jacket and pants. He is looking towards the open book he holds in his proper left hand. On the other side of the boy are two young girls, both seated, wearing light coloured dresses with striped ribbon trim at the bottom of the wide hems. Under the picture is printed the title [LEARNING IS WEALTH / WILSON, CHARLEY, REBECCA & ROSA. / Slaves from New Orleans]. Date: 1860s. Record ID: nmaahc_2012.158.30.

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