Woodcut of Life on Plantation, circa 1871


Image from: Jenkins, Edward. The Coolie, his Rights and Wrongs, London: Strahan & Co., 1871.

This book was based on Jenkins trip to British Guiana and his examination of the indenture labor system. Note the representation of both Indian and Chinese laborers.

For more information concerning both groups of laborers, see:
Look Lai, Walton. Indentured labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian migrants to the British West Indies, 1838-1918. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.


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