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An Amalgamation Waltz

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Date made: 1839
Maker: Childs, John; Clay, Edward Williams
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 10 1/8 x 15 in.; 25.7175 x 38.1 cm
ID number: DL*60.3340
Negative number: 2003-24563


Description:

Black and white print of a ballroom scene where fashionably dressed people are paired off interracially as couples: black men dancing and conversing with white women. An orchestra of all white men plays from the balcony. Elegant furnishings include chandeliers and drapery.