Butler plantation slave
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According to Celia Davis, a slave on Pierce Butler's Hampton plantation, Fanny Kemble was a "nice white lady, very rosy, [with] clothes always got on so rich."
Still a child at the time, Davis saw Kemble when the mistress visited the plantation in 1839. This photo of Davis was taken in 1915.
Image Credit: The Kemble Collection of the Lenox Library Association
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