Coffee Plantation, Brazil, 19th cent.

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Image Reference

William O. Blake, The History of Slavery and the Slave Trade (Columbus, Ohio, 1857), p. 288; also found in later editions (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library).

Captioned, "plantation scene-coffee"; men and women gathering and drying coffee beans. No explanation is given for this illustration, but it is clearly based on one in Johann Moritz Rugendas, Voyage Pittoresque dans le Bresil (Paris, 1835); see image reference NW0050.