Ingenio San José de la Angosta

Description

"Sugar Plantation of San José de la Angosta" (caption translation). This image shows central or yard area of the plantation with steam-driven sugar factory, main house, various outbuildings; houses of enslaved in upper right and people reaping cane and loading it into oxcarts in lower left. The accompanying text gives information on location, ownership, technical features of sugar production and similar data. 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.

Source

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.

Creator

Cantero, Justo German

Language

Spanish

Rights

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

Identifier

Cantero1

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Cuba

Citation

"Ingenio San José de la Angosta", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 15, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1341
"Sugar Plantation of San José de la Angosta" (caption translation). This image shows central or yard area of the plantation with steam-driven sugar factory, main house, various outbuildings; houses of enslaved in upper right and people reaping cane and loading it into oxcarts in lower left. The accompanying text gives information on location, ownership, technical features of sugar production and similar data. 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.
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