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Of this mixture (gunpowder, lemon-juice and palm oil) the unresisting captive received a coating, which by the hand of another sailor, was rubbed into the skin, and then polished with a "danby-brush"…

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Of this mixture (gunpowder, lemon-juice and palm oil) the unresisting captive received a coating, which by the hand of another sailor, was rubbed into the skin, and then polished with a "danby-brush"…

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Names
Reid, Mayne (1818-1883) (Author)
Orr, Nathaniel (Artist)
Collection

maroon: or, Planter life in Jamaica.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1864
Place Term: New York
Publisher: R.M. De Witt
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: NAS (Reid, M. Maroon. New York, 1864)
Topics
Sailors
Slave trade -- West Indies
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13064518
UUID: 123ceed0-c604-012f-44f1-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1818: Creator Born
  • 1864: Issued
  • 1883: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Of this mixture (gunpowder, lemon-juice and palm oil) the unresisting captive received a coating, which by the hand of another sailor, was rubbed into the skin, and then polished with a "danby-brush"…" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1864. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/893ea81b-b6aa-9748-e040-e00a18066724

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General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Of this mixture (gunpowder, lemon-juice and palm oil) the unresisting captive received a coating, which by the hand of another sailor, was rubbed into the skin, and then polished with a "danby-brush"…" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/893ea81b-b6aa-9748-e040-e00a18066724

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General Research Division, The New York Public Library. (1864). Of this mixture (gunpowder, lemon-juice and palm oil) the unresisting captive received a coating, which by the hand of another sailor, was rubbed into the skin, and then polished with a "danby-brush"… Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/893ea81b-b6aa-9748-e040-e00a18066724

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Of this mixture (gunpowder, lemon-juice and palm oil) the unresisting captive received a coating, which by the hand of another sailor, was rubbed into the skin, and then polished with a "danby-brush"…