Jigsaw, 'The Progress of Sugar Neatly Dissected'

Scope and Content

Jigsaw puzzle showing a narrative of the production of sugar in 15 images, from slaves working on the sugar plantations of the Caribbean through refining of sugar cane, transport to London, manufacturing and wholesaling of loaves of sugar and then retail sale. The jigsaw is in 39 pieces (2 missing), housed originally in a wooden box together with a copy of the composite image on paper. Hand-coloured engraving, published by E Wallis, 42 Skinner Street, London.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information was available at the time of compilation.


Single item.

Access Information

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented to Senate House Library by Emma J Robinson, Librarian, c2002.

Other Finding Aids

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Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Lesley Price on behalf of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Material is awaiting conservation and cannot be copied.