Sugar Plantation, St. Croix, Danish West Indies, ca. 1840

Description

View of the La Grange plantation by Frederick von Scholten with town of Frederiksted in background. Slave gang in foreground is harvesting field of sugar cane; left center are sugar works, windmill, and plantation yard. (Thanks to Leif Svalesen and George Tyson for assistance in identifying this item.)

Source

Published in Leif Svalesen, The Slave Ship Fredensborg, translated by Pat Shaw and Selena Winsnes (Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle publishers, 2000), p. 196; original in The Danish Maritime Museum, Kronborg, Denmark.

Creator

von Scholten, Frederick

Date Created

1840

Language

Danish

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0040

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--St. Croix

Citation

"Sugar Plantation, St. Croix, Danish West Indies, ca. 1840", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 27, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1442
View of the La Grange plantation by Frederick von Scholten with town of Frederiksted in background. Slave gang in foreground is harvesting field of sugar cane; left center are sugar works, windmill, and plantation yard. (Thanks to Leif Svalesen and George Tyson for assistance in identifying this item.)
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