Manioc Preparation, French West Indies, 1665

Description

Shows a slave grating the manioc plant in the process of making flour. The same illustration appears in the 1665 edition of De Rochefort.

Source

Charles de Rochefort, Histoire naturelle et morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique . . . (Rotterdam 1681), p. 105. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

rochefort01

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean

Citation

"Manioc Preparation, French West Indies, 1665", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed January 18, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1066
Shows a slave grating the manioc plant in the process of making flour. The same illustration appears in the 1665 edition of De Rochefort.
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