Woman Smoking a Cigar, Cuba, 1871

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Samuel Hazard, Cuba with pen and pencil (Hartford, Conn., 1871), p.212

A black woman, perhaps a hawker, with a basket on her head and smoking a cigar. This illustration is not specifically described, but is shown at the beginning of a chapter that discusses Cuban cigars and tobacco at length. The author visited Cuba ca. 1866.