“The Sugar-Cane, Sugar Mill, &c”


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The sugar cane (A) is cut down and carried to the horse-driven mill (B) where it is crushed between vertical rollers. The extracted juice from the crushed canes flows down the chute to the boilers (C). From “A new and complete dictionary of arts and sciences”, 1763 .
Based on drawing in “Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les Francois” by Jean Baptiste Du Tertre, published in four volumes, 1667-1671.

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