Holeing a cane-piece Return to object viewer Holeing a cane-piece Creator William Clark Place London Publisher Infant School Society Depository Date ; 1801-1850 Notes Enslaved Black people till the soil in squares marked by sticks. Also includes a paddock filled with cattle and an old woman giving slave children a drink out of a bowl, as well as a dwelling, windmill, hoes, and domestic animals.Taken from William Clark's Ten views of the island of Antigua, London, 1823, six of the original images were used to compile this work for the Ladies's society. The images are accompanied by a large-print narrative describing each image, intended to be read by a class of beginning readers. Clark identifies this estate as being Weatherill's estate and relates that cattle are penned in fallow ground to provide manure for the cane holes. A shelter is erected near the cattle in which a slave sleeps to prevent the cattle from escaping. Part of Ladies' society for promoting the early education of negro children.[Views of sugar production on Antigua]London; Printed for Edward SuterD833 L155p / 3-SIZE JCB Call Number D833 L155p / 3-SIZE Accession Number 75-199 Format Visual Material Subject Artifacts, industry, and human activities Slavery--Caribbean area Sugar growing Sugar--Manufacture and refining--Caribbean area Sugarcane Geographic area Caribbean Islands Language English 1.5X 2.1X Dimensions 39.8 cm. x 27.9 cm. Material ink colors paper Technique lithograph hand coloring Add to project Close notification Looks like you're on a mobile device To annotate, collaborate, and publish projects you need to switch to desktop.