I’m guessing about the relationships between the sitters in the previous post and this one. Do you think the baby in the portrait above looks like the one below?
I think this may be the same child, a little older:
In the decades after the Civil War, it was common for wealthy and middle-class white Southern families to employ an African-American nanny.
A year ago today, on April 23, I published my first blog post, Camp Savitz. That photograph was one of several which inspired me to create this blog. To everyone who has read posts, left comments, or simply looked at the pictures: Thank you for your attention and your time. I hope you feel it was well spent, and I hope you’ll continue to stop by.