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A View Of Governors Residence In The Botanic Garden, St Vincent

A View Of Governors Residence In The Botanic Garden, St Vincent

Lithographer: Haghe, C

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1830

Shelfmark: 1050.l.13

Item number: Plate 170B

Length: 22

Width: 12.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

Plate from Frederick Bayley's 'Four Years Residence in the West Indies,' depicting the Governor's residence on the island of St. Vincent. In 1762 the Governor, General Melville, gave 20 acres of land to be landscaped into botanical gardens for the cultivation of medicinal plants. Doctor George Young, the principal medical officer on the island, was the first to be responsible for them.

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