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A watercolor drawing depicts a dinner party held in Giles County, Virginia. An enslaved woman and boy serve food and drink, while a third slave controls the punkah fans. Giles County, Antebellum South, Southern Culture, Black History Facts, Colonial Williamsburg, Argo, Watercolor Drawing, Chevy Camaro, Chevrolet Camaro
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A watercolor drawing depicts a dinner party held in Giles County, Virginia. An enslaved woman and boy serve food and drink, while a third slave controls the punkah fans.
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Dining Room at Longwood - Natchez, Mississippi
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Punkah - Wikipedia
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Formal Dining Room with ceiling fan - neoclassical plantation home built in 1869
Fig. 4: Punkah fan or Va-mouche, cypress and parchment, ca. 1790, originally from Tibot Plantation, New Roads, Louisiana. H. 42, W. 36 in. A punkah (from the Hindi word pankha meaning hand fan) is a ceiling-mounted fan operated by slaves in southern antebellum homes. For more information see the scholarship of Dana E. Byrd in World of a Slave: Encyclopedia of the Material Life of Slaves in the United States. Photography by Terry Thibeau. Louisiana Plantations, Louisiana Homes, House Architecture Design, House Design, Creole Cottage, Furniture Styles
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Fig. 4: Punkah fan or Va-mouche, cypress and parchment, ca. 1790, originally from Tibot Plantation, New Roads, Louisiana. H. 42, W. 36 in. A punkah (from the Hindi word pankha meaning hand fan) is a ceiling-mounted fan operated by slaves in southern antebellum homes. For more information see the scholarship of Dana E. Byrd in World of a Slave: Encyclopedia of the Material Life of Slaves in the United States. Photography by Terry Thibeau.
Can you imagine having to manually power all the fans in your home?  In the early seventeenth century  the ‘punkah’ was a popular method of keeping cool in India.   The catch? You needed a full time servant to control the speed of the punkah by their hands and feet. #tbt Portland Cement, Scientific American, Les Themes, Stay Cool, Just For Fun, The Rock, Google Images
Can you imagine having to manually power all the fans in your home? In the early seventeenth century the ‘punkah’ was a popular method of keeping cool in India. The catch? You needed a full time servant to control the speed of the punkah by their hands and feet. #tbt
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Deckenventilator Wave weiß 126 cm von Aeratron
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10 Unique Ceiling Fans - unique ceiling fans - Oddee
10 Unique Ceiling Fans - unique ceiling fans - Oddee