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Clark, W. A. V. (William A. V.)

Ten views in the island of Antigua : in which are represented the process of sugar making, and the employment of the Negroes, in the field, boiling-house and distillery / from drawings made by William Clark.

[London] : Published by Thomas Clay, Ludgate-Hill, London, 1823.
Physical Description:
[10] p., 10 leaves of plates : ill. ; 35 x 47 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2010 10
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Each plate accompanied by page of descriptive letterpress.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 690
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf with marbled boards. Plates marked proofs.
Subject Terms:
Black people -- Antigua -- Pictorial works.
Clay, T. -- Publisher.
Industries -- Antigua -- Pictorial works.
Slavery -- Antigua -- Pictorial works.
Sugar growing -- Antigua -- Pictorial works.
Sugar workers -- Antigua -- Pictorial works.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.
IIIF Manifest:

  • The court-house
  • Digging, or rather hoeing, the cane-holes
  • Planting the sugar-cane
  • Cutting the sugar-cane
  • The mill-yard
  • The boiling-house
  • Exterior of the boiling-house
  • Exterior of curing-house and stills
  • Interior of the distillery
  • Carting and putting sugar-hogsheads on board.

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