Porters with Hogshead, Brazil, 1816-1831

Description

This illustration shows a group of eight men, dressed in various clothing styles, carrying a large hogshead slung from poles on their shoulders. The engravings in this book were taken from drawings made by Debret during his residence in Brazil from 1816 to 1831. See also, image kidder3 which is derived from the one shown here. For watercolors by Debret of scenes in Brazil, some of which were incorporated into his Voyage Pittoresque, see Jean Baptiste Debret, Viagem Pitoresca e Historica ao Brasil (Editora Itatiaia Limitada, Editora da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 1989; a reprint of the 1954 Paris edition, edited by R. De Castro Maya).

Source

Jean Baptiste Debret, Voyage Pittoresque et Historique au Bresil (Paris,1834-39), vol. 2, plate 36, p. 113 (top). (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Creator

Debret, Jean Baptiste

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

JCB_07385-3

Spatial Coverage

South America--Brazil

Citation

"Porters with Hogshead, Brazil, 1816-1831 ", 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/824
This illustration shows a group of eight men, dressed in various clothing styles, carrying a large hogshead slung from poles on their shoulders. The engravings in this book were taken from drawings made by Debret during his residence in Brazil from 1816 to 1831. See also, image kidder3 which is derived from the one shown here. For watercolors by Debret of scenes in Brazil, some of which were incorporated into his Voyage Pittoresque, see Jean Baptiste Debret, Viagem Pitoresca e Historica ao Brasil (Editora Itatiaia Limitada, Editora da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 1989; a reprint of the 1954 Paris edition, edited by R. De Castro Maya).
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