Exploration1: Life of an Indentured Servant
Dance, Virginia (?), ca. 1790-1800. Issued as a post card
by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; original painting
in Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Willamsburg,
Watercolor by unidentified artist, depicting plantation slaves
dancing and playing musical instruments; banjo player and
a percussion player (possibily playing a gourd) at right.
This may be a scene in the Low Country.
Image courtesy of The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life
in the Americas: A Visual Record website at http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/index.html
do the following accounts tell us about the life of an indentured
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