Loading a Cotton Steamer
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.
Edmund Ollier, Cassell's History of the United States (London, 1874-77), Vol. 3, p. 217.
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"Loading a Cotton Steamer", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 18, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/853