Plantation Life - Brazil
Black men and women engaged in various phases of preparing manioc or cassava. This illustration is not described in Blake, but is undoubtedly derived from Johann Moritz Rugendas, Voyage Pittoresque dans le Bresil (Paris, 1835). See image reference NW0294 on this website.
William O. Blake, The History of Slavery and the Slave Trade (Columbus, Ohio, 1862), facing p. 208; also found in earlier editions
Ruengas, Johann Mortiz
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"Plantation Life - Brazil", 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/2440