Carrying a Cask, Brazil, 1853


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Source
Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1853), vol. 7, p. 728. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Comments
Caption, "Bearing an Oil Cask"; the oil is not identified. In the accompanying article, Thomas Ewbank merely reports "two Negroes passed me one day with a huge cask of oil suspended from a pole resting on their shoulders" (p. 728).