Interior of Sugar Mill, Pernambuco, Brazil, early 1850s
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.
The Illustrated London News (September 9, 1854), vol. 25, p. 232.
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