a slave to fashion


Yes, I’m still trying to re-imagine me some drow fashion. Something that actually makes sense in their matriarchal and merciless society., while still keeping it somewhat classy. Idk how successful I was, but it was fun to draw.

Portrait of ex-slave Nancy Anderson who went by the name of “Old Boss” in Lexington, Kentucky, c. 1800′s.

Source: University of Kentucky.

Animated stereoview portrait of a group of seven elderly African Americans said to have been once owned as slaves by George Washington titled “Cooks, chambermaids, nurses and one hostler of Gen. Geo. Washington, found in and around St. Augustine, Florida.” Possibly a spurious claim. There are also two younger African Americans and a white woman pictured.

Source: New York Public Library.