Tobacco Production, Virginia, 18th cent.

Description

A tobacco label, The Virginia Planters Best Tobacco, shows pipe-smoking white planter surrounded by slaves with long-handled hoes; one of latter shades the former from the sun with an umbrella.

Source

Original in the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (slide, courtesy, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation).

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0046

Spatial Coverage

North America--Virginia

Citation

"Tobacco Production, Virginia, 18th cent.", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 25, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1118
A tobacco label, The Virginia Planters Best Tobacco, shows pipe-smoking white planter surrounded by slaves with long-handled hoes; one of latter shades the former from the sun with an umbrella.
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