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'Negroes Washing for Diamonds in Brazil': 1815

Thomas Kelly

'Negroes Washing for Diamonds in Brazil': 1815
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

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Negroes Washing for Diamonds in Brazil. An engraving published July 29, 1815 by Thomas Kelly of Paternoster Row, London. A row of black men is working with tools in a stream, under a canopy, watched by seated overseers holding whips. The Portuguese were major slave traders, and African labour was vital to the gold and diamond mines in Brazil.

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1815 AD - 1815 AD
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