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7417019752614228-Lavinia Black.jpg; 2417419080622727-lavinia_black_cdv_verso_2.jpg; 8943966974873578-Eva Louisa Pearson.jpg

Description

Two carte de visites featuring young women. The first two images are the front and back of a carte de visite featuring Lavania Black, also known as "Vinnie." Miss Black was raised by the Pearson family from New Jersey from a young age.; The back of the carte de visite has the following inscribed, "Lavania Black Sept. 19__1883 June 30__1869." The explanation of this inscription is unknown.; The second carte de visite features the daughter of the family that raised Lavania Black. She is identified as Eva Louise Pearson.

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Digital Image (c) 2011 Earnestine Jenkins Collection of African American-African Diaspora Photographs. All rights reserved. No unauthorized duplication or transmission permitted. Contact the rights holder: Arts & Visual Cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora, Department of Art, University of Memphis.

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Black, Lavania; Pearson, Eva Louise; Visiting cards

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