Slaves Refining Sugar Cane Jamaica Train Historical Old South Americana Life Print

Slaves Refining Sugar Cane Jamaica Train Historical Old South Americana Life  Print By Walt Curlee

Frame

Top Mat

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Dimensions

Image:

12.00" x 4.00"

Overall:

14.00" x 6.00"

 

Print:

Slaves refining Sugar Cane jamaica train historical old south americana life by Walt Curlee - 12.00" x 4.00"

$30.00

Material:

Archival Matte Paper

$7.35

Finish:

Rolled in a Tube

$0.00

Assembly:

Assembly Charge

$0.00

Total:

 

$37.35

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About the Image

Slaves refining Sugar Cane jamaica train historical old south americana life by Walt Curlee

Slaves boiled cane juice to make it into sugar. First, slaves also boiled the cane juice, ladling scum from the surface of the scalding liquid and then transferring it from kettle to kettle, reducing the syrup to crystals. Slaves routinely suffered burns during this process, often referred to as the "Jamaica Train," and the heat in the sugar houses was so intense that slaves were rotated out after four hours, their limbs swollen from the heat and humidity. Once the crystals formed, there was still heavy labor ahead. The harder the solid cakes of sugar were, the better the sugar quality, but the pieces had to broken up with shovels, picks and crowbars. Finally, sugar was shoveled into hogsheads (wooden barrels) and packed solidly before the...

About the Artist - Walt Curlee

Walt Curlee

I have been a freelance illustrator for 25 years and have worked for a who's who of corporate America including Berol Pencils, Blockbuster Videos, Cirrus Logic, Clark American, Coors, Diamond Shamrock, Duracell, Frito-Lay, GameTek, H. E. B. Brand Grocery Co., Kellogg, Lucasarts, Mattel, MCI, Procter & Gamble, Orkin, Sega Genesis, and Thermos/Warner Brothers. Born into a military family, I am the oldest of five boys. I started drawing at an early age. Due to my obsession with doodling, I had a tendency to neglect my school work. After 4 years in the Marine Corps, I acquired my art education at the Art Institute's of Fort Lauderdale and Atlanta. I work from my home studio and enjoy living the country life in rural Alabama, with my wife...

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