Shipping Tobacco, Virginia, ca. 1755
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.
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"
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"Shipping Tobacco, Virginia, ca. 1755", 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/1117