A.D. Worthington & Co.
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“Prayer Meeting in a Contraband Camp – Washington, 1862” Steel Engraving
Identifier: SC 0060
The “Prayer Meeting in a Contraband Camp – Washington, 1862” Steel Engraving, 1887, is comprised of one 5 ¼ x 8 ¾ inch engraving featuring imagery of African-American worshippers, crowded into a small dark cabin. The prayer meeting attendees are depicted as singing, clapping, dancing, stomping their feet, and generally moving about energetically with arms uplifted.