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From the Virginia Forum to Visiting with “The Old Plantation” - con't

Shames has well established that, in this instance, anonymous was not a woman. Having identified John Rose as a white male slaveholder, her focus is on him. But I would like her investigation to have paid more rigorous attention to cultural, ethnic and primary historical sources that can possibly situate the enslaved African people and their ethnic cultural artifacts illustrated in the watercolor.

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