Country Road, St. Croix, Danish West Indies, ca. 1863

Description

Equestrian traffic and carts, including carter driving an ox team loaded with hogsheads of sugar being taken to harbor. ( The image was published in J. Holm, The Corvette Heimdals mission to the West Indian Islands 1861 and 1862 [Copenhagen, 1863]); thanks to Leif Svalesen and George Tyson for this information).

Source

Leif Svalesen, The Slave Ship Fredensborg, translated by Pat Shaw and Selena Winsnes (Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle publishers, 2000), p. 138; original in The Danish Maritime Museum, Kronborg.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0039

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--St. Croix

Citation

"Country Road, St. Croix, Danish West Indies, ca. 1863", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed January 26, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/956
Equestrian traffic and carts, including carter driving an ox team loaded with hogsheads of sugar being taken to harbor. ( The image was published in J. Holm, The Corvette Heimdals mission to the West Indian Islands 1861 and 1862 [Copenhagen, 1863]); thanks to Leif Svalesen and George Tyson for this information).
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