Water Carrier and Washerwoman, Brazil, 1821

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James Henderson, A History of the Brazil. . . (London, 1821), facing p. 74. (Copy in The Newberry Library, Chicago)

From left to right: "nightman, water carrier, washerwoman" ; all carry their loads on their heads.