Slave Hunt
Original Author: Thomas Moran
Created: ca. 1864
Medium: Oil on paper
Publisher: Virginia Historical Society

Slave Hunt

An enslaved family at lower left hides in a swamp in this oil painting by Thomas Moran entitled Slave Hunt. This scene likely depicts Dismal Swamp, Virginia, as it is a close replica of another, larger painting by Moran that identifies that swamp as the location.

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