Fishing Canoe, Brazil, 1816

Description

Canoes are long and of just width sufficient to allow of two men sitting abreast. I have seen in one of them as many as sixteen men in two rows . . . these fellows are mostly dark-colored mulattoes and blacks (Koster, p. 175).

Source

Henry Koster, Travels in Brazil (London, 1816), facing p. 175. (In the 2nd ed. [London, 1817], all images are in b/w). (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University; also Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-97214)

Creator

Koster, Henry

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

KOSTER3

Citation

"Fishing Canoe, Brazil, 1816", 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/2902
Canoes are long and of just width sufficient to allow of two men sitting abreast. I have seen in one of them as many as sixteen men in two rows . . . these fellows are mostly dark-colored mulattoes and blacks (Koster, p. 175).
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