TLF ID M008757
This is a black-and-white photographic print of a painting by Edmund Birckhead Bensell showing African Americans, probably freed slaves, dancing, drinking, making music and sliding down the banister in a large house in the US south. The print is attached to a cardboard mount. The printed caption gives the title and includes the following information: 'Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865, by J.A. Arthur, in the clerk's office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania'.