Shipping Tobacco, Virginia, ca. 1755

Description

Wharf scene, showing slaves working with hogsheads of tobacco, and white merchants; one of slaves is serving one of the whites with a drink; shipping in background.

Source

Cartouche from "A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of Virginia...," by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson (ca. 1755). Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library"

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0049

Spatial Coverage

North America--Virginia

Citation

"Shipping Tobacco, Virginia, ca. 1755", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 18, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1117
Wharf scene, showing slaves working with hogsheads of tobacco, and white merchants; one of slaves is serving one of the whites with a drink; shipping in background.
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