Loading a Cotton Steamer

Description

This image is based on an eye-witness sketch by Miss C. Hopley. It reflects a river steamer and the manner in which cotton bales were loaded onto these ships.

Source

Edmund Ollier, Cassell's History of the United States (London, 1874-77), Vol. 3, p. 217.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

cass7

Spatial Coverage

North America

Citation

"Loading a Cotton Steamer", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 13, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/853
This image is based on an eye-witness sketch by Miss C. Hopley. It reflects a river steamer and the manner in which cotton bales were loaded onto these ships.
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