Interior of Sugar Mill, Pernambuco, Brazil, early 1850s

Source

The Illustrated London News (September 9, 1854), vol. 25, p. 232.

Description

Accompanies an article, Sugar Manufacture in Brazil, which discusses the application of novel machinery to the manufacture of sugar: the article describes this new machinery, introduced to Brazil in 1851 or 1852, and the illustration shows two black women . . . feeding the mill with canes, which others are bringing from a heap shown on the right . . . where they have been thrown from the carts.

Date Created

1850-1860

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

pg232
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