Tobacco Production, Virginia (?) late 18th cent.

Description

Illustrates various stages in the processing of tobacco, and is captioned, from top to bottom: a) the common tobacco house; b) tobacco hanging upon a scaffold; c) the operation of prizing; d) inside view of a tobacco house, shewing the tobacco hanging to cure; e) an outside view of public warehouses; f) an inside view of the public warehouse, shewing the process of inspection.

Source

William Tatham, An Historical and Practical Essay on the Culture and Commerce of Tobacco (London, 1800), facing p. 29.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0029

Spatial Coverage

North America--Virginia

Citation

"Tobacco Production, Virginia (?) late 18th cent.", 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/1121
Illustrates various stages in the processing of tobacco, and is captioned, from top to bottom: a) the common tobacco house; b) tobacco hanging upon a scaffold; c) the operation of prizing; d) inside view of a tobacco house, shewing the tobacco hanging to cure; e) an outside view of public warehouses; f) an inside view of the public warehouse, shewing the process of inspection.
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