Image of an African American boy marching with a broom for a rifle at his side. Signed in the image: Th. Nast. The card appears trimmed down; caption is truncated: "The Colored Volunteer. Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1863, by"
This color lithograph on a carte-de-visite card depicts an enslaved man being sold at auction by a white man with a hat and beard who is calling out and gesticulating. The slave carries a hat in his right hand and lowers his eyes to the ground.