Tabacs [lettered banner in sky].die Tabacks = pflantzung. Fig: 33 [faint, to upper margin].
Engraving, thin laid paper, image 135 x 95mm. 5¼ x 3¾". With excess ink above and to left of image, from uncleaned plate edge.
A tobacco plantation in the New World, a European man with walking stick in foreground presiding over black African slave labour. Includes crop-picking and other production processes; large colonial European house and other smaller (slave) habitations to background. From a German edition of Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
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