1827 Land Lottery

Collection:
Atlanta History Photograph Collection
Title:
1827 Land Lottery
Date of Original:
1820/1830
Subject:
Art
Men--1820-1830
Watercolor drawings
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of a drawing with watercolor tinting depicting men drawing for land lots during the 1827 Georgia Land Lottery in Georgia.
The Georgia land lottery of 1827 was an early nineteenth century system of land distribution in Coweta, Lee, Muscogee and Troup Counties in Georgia that allowed citizens to register for a chance to win land lots of 202.5 acres that had formerly belonged to the Creek Indians and the Cherokee Nation.
Local Identifier:
VIS 170.2380.001
ahc1702380001a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/athpc/id/1303
Extent:
20 x 30 in. drawing with watercolor
Original Collection:
Atlanta History Photograph Collection
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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