Manioc Preparation, Kachao, Senegambia, 18th cent.

Description

Caption, Negres de Kachao et de Bissao, qui préparent le manioc. Above: 1. Negre que ratisse la racine de manioc (Negro scraping the manioc root); 2. Negre que la rape (Negro who grates it ); 3. Negre qui la sasse (Negro who sifts it ); 4. pressoir pour la farine en sacs (press for the flour in bags ); 5. Negre que fait cuire la patte (Negro who is cooking the cassava bread). Kachao a town and a Portuguese colony, today's Bissau. See also image reference 2-090 on this website.

Source

M. De La Harpe, Abrége de l'histoire générale des voyages (Paris, 1780), vol. 2, facing p. 99. (Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia)

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

LCP-38

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Rivers

Citation

"Manioc Preparation, Kachao, Senegambia, 18th cent. ", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 16, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1632
Caption, Negres de Kachao et de Bissao, qui préparent le manioc. Above: 1. Negre que ratisse la racine de manioc (Negro scraping the manioc root); 2. Negre que la rape (Negro who grates it ); 3. Negre qui la sasse (Negro who sifts it ); 4. pressoir pour la farine en sacs (press for the flour in bags ); 5. Negre que fait cuire la patte (Negro who is cooking the cassava bread). Kachao a town and a Portuguese colony, today's Bissau. See also image reference 2-090 on this website.
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