Water Carriers, Brazil, 1820s

Source

Maria Graham [Lady Maria Callcott], Journal of a voyage to Brazil and residence there, during part of the years 1821, 1822, 1823 (London, 1824), p. 217. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Description

Caption, convicts carrying water at Rio de Janeiro; 3 men in chains with water buckets on their heads; guard carries a sword. Note, tobacco pipes.

Creator

Benoit, Pierre Jacques

Date Created

1820-1830

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

GRA2
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