Slave House and Cooking, Guadeloupe, French West Indies, late 1840s

Description

Captioned, Paysage a la Guadeloupe, this engraving is based on a drawing by Karl Girardet. Shown is a rural scene, with two wood houses (wattle and daub ?) with thatched roofs in the background and two blacks cooking in an iron (?) pot over an open fire in the foreground; a white onlooker is on the right. The illustration accompanies a brief article on the history of slavery in the French West Indies which ended in 1848 (pp. 194-195).

Source

Le Magasin Pittoresque (1851), p. 195

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

Magasin5

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Guadaloupe

Citation

"Slave House and Cooking, Guadeloupe, French West Indies, late 1840s", 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/1361
Captioned, Paysage a la Guadeloupe, this engraving is based on a drawing by Karl Girardet. Shown is a rural scene, with two wood houses (wattle and daub ?) with thatched roofs in the background and two blacks cooking in an iron (?) pot over an open fire in the foreground; a white onlooker is on the right. The illustration accompanies a brief article on the history of slavery in the French West Indies which ended in 1848 (pp. 194-195).
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