Tobacco Production, Virginia (?) late 18th cent.
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.
William Tatham, An Historical and Practical Essay on the Culture and Commerce of Tobacco (London, 1800), facing p. 29.
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