Original Author: H. Anelay and J. Johnston, artists
Clotelle: A Tale of the Southern States
An enslaved man named Sam, also known as the "Black Doctor" among his fellow slaves, pulls a tooth while straddling his patient on the floor. This scene was dramatized in William Wells Brown's Clotelle: A Tal of the Southern States (1864).
Citation: Clotelle: A Tale of the Southern States. PS1139 .B9 C5 1864. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA