Sugar Works, French West Indies, 17th cent.
Slaves feeding cane stalks into vertical-roller mill; note, trough through which the cane juice flows to the boiling house (sugar works). This image is derived from Jean Baptiste DuTertre, Histoire Générale des Antilles (1667); see image reference NW0061.
Pierre Pomet, A complete history of drugs. Written in French by monsieur Pomet...(London, 1748, 4th ed.), facing p. 57. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)
DuTertre, Jean Baptiste
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