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Perry Hall, Slave Quarters with Field Hands at Work


The small building seen in this detail is the slave quarters at the estate of Harry Dorsey Gough, Perry Hall. Workmen, both black and white, labor in the fields, overseen by a man in a high hat who may be Gough himself.


circa 1805


Oil on canvas

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Purchase through the generosity of Edwin White Obrecht in memory of Doris Merle Obrecht

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Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture


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