Casa de calderas del ingenio Asunción
"Boiling House at the Sugar Plantation Asunción" (caption translation). This image hows interior of sugar factory with machinery and enslaved laborers engaged in various tasks. The accompanying text gives information on the plantation's location, ownership, technical features of sugar production and similar data. There were 400 slaves on this plantation. Justo German Cantero (1815-1871) was born in Trinidad, Cuba. The image shown here is from the 1984 reprint which only reproduces, on a smaller scale, 13 of the 28 colored lithographs found in the original 1857 edition. Images in the latter can be viewed on the British Library website, Images Online.
Justo German Cantero, Los ingenios: Colección de vistas de los principales ingenios de azucar de la Isla de Cuba (Havana, 1857); reprinted Barcelona, 1984, edited by Levi Marrero.
Cantero, Justo German
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"Casa de calderas del ingenio Asunción", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed January 23, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1339