Country Road, St. Croix, Danish West Indies, ca. 1863


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Image Reference
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Source
Leif Svalesen, The Slave Ship Fredensborg, translated by Pat Shaw and Selena Winsnes (Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle publishers, 2000), p. 138; original in The Danish Maritime Museum, Kronborg.

Comments
Equestrian traffic and carts, including carter driving an ox team loaded with hogsheads of sugar being taken to harbor. ( The image was published in J. Holm, The Corvette Heimdals mission to the West Indian Islands 1861 and 1862 [Copenhagen, 1863]); thanks to Leif Svalesen and George Tyson for this information).