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A True & Exact History Of The Island Of Barbados -Page 41

A True & Exact History Of The Island Of Barbados -Page 41

Author: Ligon, Richard

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1657

Shelfmark: 455.a.18

Item number: Page 41

Length: 28.2

Width: 17

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed Text

Extract from Richard Ligon's 'A True and Exact History of Barbados.' Ligon was surprised to find that the slaves' dwellings were not built from stone but were wooden and low-ceilinged, with no windows - in order to prevent the rain and salt from blowing in and ruining the interiors.

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