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A sugar cane plant (Saccharum officinarum), its flower and sections of stem, bordered by six scenes illustrating its use by man. Coloured lithograph, c. 1840.
- [c. 1840]
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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; border 22.5 x 18 cm
The sugar cane. Preparing the ground. Sugar cane harvest. Boiling the sugar. Shipping the sugar. Selling sugar. Use of sugar in confectionary. Use of sugar in tea
Wellcome Library no. 28057i
Exhibited in "Future Food: Food for tomorrow's world", Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany, 20 March 2020 - 21 February 2021
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