Sugar Boiling House/Refinery, Martinique, 1835

Description

This illustration accompanies a general article on the history of sugar manufacture; the article also gives a detailed description of the processes employed at the time in the French West Indies. This view of the boiling house shows enslaved workers working with their large ladles moving the crystallized sugar from one copper to another (see also image Magasin2).

Source

Le Magasin Pittoresque (1835), p. 69

Language

French

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

Magasin3

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Martinique

Citation

"Sugar Boiling House/Refinery, Martinique, 1835", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 13, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1034
This illustration accompanies a general article on the history of sugar manufacture; the article also gives a detailed description of the processes employed at the time in the French West Indies. This view of the boiling house shows enslaved workers working with their large ladles moving the crystallized sugar from one copper to another (see also image Magasin2).
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