Indigo Manufacture, French West Indies, 18th cent.
Various phases of indigo cultivation and processing are shown in this engraving and details are given in the text. See also images Pomet-92 and NW0010 on this website.
Jean Baptiste Labat, Nouveau voyage aux isles de l'Amerique (Paris, 1742), Vol. 1, following p. 268. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)
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