Negro heads

Negro heads

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Caption: Negro heads, 'Negro heads with punishments for intoxication and dirt-eating'. There are representations of two of the 'various tribes of the west coast of Africa'. 'The tin collar is a punishment for drunkenness in females'. 'The mask is used as a punishment and preventive of the practice of dirt-eating ...' Image taken from West India Scenery, with illustrations of negro character, the process of making sugar, &c, from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad. Plates, with accompanying text.. Originally published in R. Jennings & Co.: London, 1836?. Author Richard Bridgens, Illustrated by Richard Bridgens.

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