La Figure des Moulins

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Title

La Figure des Moulins

Description

An artist's impression of the activities involved in the manual production of sugar using an outdoor mill operated by oxen. The slaves are putting the sugarcane into the mill, the juice then goes into the cauldrons at the side to be boiled. Men can be seen tending to the huge cauldrons and the quality of the sugar is being tested by others.

Subject

Mills; Sugar; Sugarcane; Sugar plantations; Slaves; Cauldrons; Containers

Source

NLJ Print Collection

Identifier

D0003424

Format

JPEG

Type

Print

Citation

“La Figure des Moulins,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 12, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/1653.