Sugar Works, French West Indies, 17th cent.

Description

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.

Source

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)

Creator

DuTertre, Jean Baptiste

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

Pomet-57

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean

Citation

"Sugar Works, French West Indies, 17th cent.", 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/1080
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.
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