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A View Of Fort Charlotte, St Vincent

A View Of Fort Charlotte, St Vincent

Lithographer: Haghe, C

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1830

Shelfmark: 1050.l.13

Item number: Plate 170A

Length: 22

Width: 12.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

Illustration of Fort Charlotte in Barbados taken from Frederick Bayley's 'Four Years Residence in the West Indies.' Fort Charlotte stood on Berkshire Hill, 6,000ft above sea level. The fort had commanding views across the harbour to the ocean and down to Kingstown in the valley. It housed 500 men and its buildings included a guard house, barracks and a mess room. The troops' parade ground was in the town centre.

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