Plantation - Cotton Picking

Description

This engraving shows a carter with an ox-cart hauling bales of cotton and field laborers with baskets of picked cotton. Blake does not identify the source for this illustration, but it seems to be one that originally appeared in Harper's New Monthly Magazine (vol. 8, p. 460). See image reference NW0076 on this website.

Source

William O. Blake, The History of Slavery and the Slave Trade (Columbus, Ohio, 1862), facing p. 129; also found in earlier editions

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

BLAKE4

Spatial Coverage

North America

Citation

"Plantation - Cotton Picking", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed September 19, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2441
This engraving shows a carter with an ox-cart hauling bales of cotton and field laborers with baskets of picked cotton. Blake does not identify the source for this illustration, but it seems to be one that originally appeared in Harper's New Monthly Magazine (vol. 8, p. 460). See image reference NW0076 on this website.
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