Photo, Print, Drawing [Bell rack on model, museum in Mobile, Ala.] digital file from original
About this Item
- [Bell rack on model, museum in Mobile, Ala.]
- Created / Published
- [between 1937 and ca. 1938]
- Subject Headings
- - Gailliard, Richbourg
- - Fugitive slaves--Alabama--Mobile--1840-1870
- - United States--Alabama--Mobile
- Format Headings
- Gelatin silver prints--1930-1940.
- - 10143B.
- - Caption: The bell rack. Contraption used by an Alabama slave owner to guard a runaway slave. This rack was originally topped by a bell which rang when the runaway attempted to leave the road and go through foliage or trees. It was attached around the neck as shown in the picture. A belt passed through the loop at the bottom to hold the iron rod firmly fastened to the waist of the wearer. In the accompanying photograph Richbourg Gailliard, assistant to the director of the Federal Museum and also a well-known young Mobile artist, poses to show the use made of the bell rack.
- - Photo by Russell, Mobile.
- - Forms part of: Portraits of African American ex-slaves from the U.S. Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project slave narratives collections.
- 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 7 x 5 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 13262-1, no. 6 [P&P]
- Source Collection
- Portraits of African American ex-slaves from the U.S. Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project slave narratives collections
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- Digital Id
- ppmsc 01038 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.01038
- cph 3c25130 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c25130
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-USZ62-125130 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on reproduction.
- Online Format
- 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 7 x 5 in.
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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- Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-125130 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Call Number: LOT 13262-1, no. 6 [P&P]
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Bell rack on model, museum in Mobile, Ala. Alabama Mobile United States, ca. 1938. [Between 1937 and] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/99615417/.
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(ca. 1938) Bell rack on model, museum in Mobile, Ala. Alabama Mobile United States, ca. 1938. [Between 1937 and] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99615417/.
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Bell rack on model, museum in Mobile, Ala. [Between 1937 and] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/99615417/>.