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The earliest image of sugar production on Hispaniola
Photographer: Theodore de Bry
Taken: 1595
Caption: The earliest image of sugar production on Hispaniola
Additional Description: In this 1595 engraving by Theodor de Bry, the image shows African slaves processing sugarcane on Hispaniola (today's Haiti and Dominican Republic). Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.
Submitted: August 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Database Locator Identification Number: p486395
File Size: 2.540 Megabytes

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