Rice Production on a Plantation near Savannah, Georgia, 1867

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Image Reference

Harper's Weekly (Jan. 5, 1867), p. 8. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Shows, clockwise from upper left: threshing mill; main flood gates; reaping; the rice flooded; the rice bird; flood gate; ditching. Center, a rice field. An accompanying article, "Sketches on a Rice Plantation" (pp. 5-6) describes the illustration.