Interior of a boiling house

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Title

Interior of a boiling house

Description

The interior of a boiling house showing enslaved African men using very long ladles to tend to the sugar being boiled while being supervised by a white overseer. To the left of the room are two trays of processed sugar while to the rear in a storeroom with large doors, are barrels used to store the sugar.

Subject

Sugar; Sugar Industry; Slavery; Barrels; Labourers

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0003412

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“Interior of a boiling house,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed January 24, 2021, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/1651.