Working in Silver Mines, Peru 1789

Description

Captioned Slaves at Work in the Silver Mines of Peru, depicts several blacks wielding pick-axes to extract ore, another crushing the ore in a vessel, and a third working the bellows for a European smelter; a second European supervising.

Source

Richard Johnson, The history of South America (London, 1789), following p. 166. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

JCB_35592-6

Spatial Coverage

South America--Peru

Citation

"Working in Silver Mines, Peru 1789", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 12, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/843
Captioned Slaves at Work in the Silver Mines of Peru, depicts several blacks wielding pick-axes to extract ore, another crushing the ore in a vessel, and a third working the bellows for a European smelter; a second European supervising.
IIIF Manifest Download