mill, Antigua, West Indies, 1820s.
|From William Clark,
_Ten Views In the Island of Antigua, in Which are Represented the Process of
Sugar Making.... From Drawings Made by William Clark, During a Residence of
Three Years in the West Indies_ (London,1823). (Also published in Ladies'
Society for Promoting the Early Education of Negro Children [London, ca.
1833]; image shown here is taken from a copy in the John Carter Brown Library
at Brown University).
|Original caption is:
"A Mill Yard, on Gamble's Estate...." Shows a functioning sugar
mill with sails into the wind; canes being brought in ox-pulled carts, slaves
"heading" canes into the mill rollers, women stacking cane bunches
in foreground; black driver to left and at base of windmill, white owner or
manager in lower left overseeing the scene.