George Fitzhugh
Original Author: Unknown
Created: 1855
Medium: Printed photograph

George Fitzhugh

George Fitzhugh, a proslavery writer and orator, is the subject of this photographic portrait made in 1855, the year he debated the abolitionist Wendell Phillips in New Haven, Connecticut. This image serves as the frontispiece for Harvey Wish's George Fitzhugh: Propagandist of the Old South (1943).