JCB Archive of Early American Images
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[Smith, Elder & Co.]
plate; p. 206
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Diagram of a still for the distillation of rum. Items are lettered for identification in the text.
Porter, George Richardson, 1792-1852
The nature and properties of the sugar cane; with practical directions for the improvement of its culture, and the manufacture of its products.
Source place of publication:
Smith, Elder, and Co., 65, Cornhill.
Text notes that this type of still was commonly used in the British colonies. Image placed horizontally on page.
Acquired in 1974.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
Distillation apparatus--Caribbean area