Interior of Sugar Mill, Pernambuco, Brazil, early 1850s

Description

Accompanies an article, Sugar Manufacture in Brazil, which discusses the application of novel machinery to the manufacture of sugar: the article describes this new machinery, introduced to Brazil in 1851 or 1852, and the illustration shows two black women . . . feeding the mill with canes, which others are bringing from a heap shown on the right . . . where they have been thrown from the carts.

Source

The Illustrated London News (September 9, 1854), vol. 25, p. 232.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

pg232

Spatial Coverage

South America--Brazil--Pernambuco

Citation

"Interior of Sugar Mill, Pernambuco, Brazil, early 1850s", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 2, 2023, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/3120
Accompanies an article, Sugar Manufacture in Brazil, which discusses the application of novel machinery to the manufacture of sugar: the article describes this new machinery, introduced to Brazil in 1851 or 1852, and the illustration shows two black women . . . feeding the mill with canes, which others are bringing from a heap shown on the right . . . where they have been thrown from the carts.
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