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The Sugar Mill

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Title

The Sugar Mill

Description

This depiction of a sugar plantation in Saint Domingue emphasizes the grinding mill and refining vats. An overseer with a gun supervises the slave labor. By 1789 Saint Domingue excelled at sugar production, outpacing other French colonies and the British alike.

Creator

Jean-Baptiste du Tertre

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1667-1671

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/222/
Jean-Baptiste du Tertre, Histoire générale des Antilles habitées par les Français, vol. 2. (Paris: T. Lolly, 1667), 122.

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

222
Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Philosophie, histoire, sciences de l'homme, 4-lk12-12 (2)

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Original Format

Illustration

Title (French)

Sucrerie