Tobacco farming, Barbados, 17th century

Tobacco farming, Barbados, 17th century

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Caption: Tobacco farming in Barbados. 17th-century artwork of English Quakers running a tobacco plantation in Barbados, an island in the Caribbean. Tobacco cultivation became the mainstay of the economy of several of the colonies established by English settlers in North America. In Barbados, tobacco cultivation was later replaced by sugar plantations. The title of this artwork is in Dutch. Artwork from 'Orbis habitabilis' (1680) by Carel Allard.

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