Fishing Canoe, Brazil, 1816

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Image Reference

Henry Koster, Travels in Brazil (London, 1816), facing p. 175. (In the 2nd ed. [London, 1817], all images are in b/w). (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University; also Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-97214)

Canoes "are long and of just width sufficient to allow of two men sitting abreast. I have seen in one of them as many as sixteen men in two rows . . . these fellows are mostly dark-colored mulattoes and blacks "(Koster, p. 175).