Plantation - Cotton Picking
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.
William O. Blake, The History of Slavery and the Slave Trade (Columbus, Ohio, 1862), facing p. 129; also found in earlier editions
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"Plantation - Cotton Picking", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 21, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2441