Animal-Powered Sugar Mill, 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. Shown here is a vertical, three-roller sugar mill powered by a horse or mule; enslaved women are feeding the cane stalks into the rollers (see also image Magasin3)

Source

Le Magasin Pittoresque (1835), p. 68

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

Magasin2

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Martinique

Citation

"Animal-Powered Sugar Mill, Martinique, 1835", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed January 26, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1036
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. Shown here is a vertical, three-roller sugar mill powered by a horse or mule; enslaved women are feeding the cane stalks into the rollers (see also image Magasin3)
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