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The Barnyard

The Barnyard
The Barnyard


As shown in this print, numerous activities of plantation life were carried out by enslaved people. This scene includes women and children, who formed a relatively small part of the enslaved population.


Jean-Baptiste du Tertre, Histoire générale des Antillés habitées par les Français, vol. 2. (Paris: T. Lolly, 1667), 419.

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