Sugar Cane Harvest, Jamaica, 1820s


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Image Reference
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Source
H. T. De La Beche, Notes on the Present Condition of the Negroes in Jamaica (London, 1825), frontspiece. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Comments
Caption, "Jamaica Negroes Cutting Cane in their Working Dresses"; men and women in "first gang" cutting cane; black driver.