Pedro Parris

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-288349

Description

A black and white print copy of a daguerreotype of Pedro Parris. The back of the photograph includes the following information. Parris was born in 1833(?) in Africa. He was brought to Rio de Janeiro as a slave, but he was freed and brought to Maine by federal authorities to be part of the trial of Captain Cyrno Libby.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slavery
trials
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Physical Description

1 photograph; black and white

Collection Code

PC004

Collection Name

Personal photographic collection

Reference Code

PC004.01.P.0600.001

Date Notes

undated

Places

Maine (United States)
Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro state, Sudeste region, Brazil)

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Parris, Pedro Tovookan, 1833-1860

Description Level

Item