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A Chief Of The Bosjesmans Or Bush Negroes On A Visit To The Governor Of Paramaribo, Arwawkas, And Charaibes Or Caribbee Indians At Surinam

A Chief Of The Bosjesmans Or Bush Negroes On A Visit To The Governor Of Paramaribo, Arwawkas, And Charaibes Or Caribbee Indians At Surinam

Author: Waller, John Augustine

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1820

Shelfmark: PP3904.I.1

Item number: Plate

Length: 11.5

Width: 20.9

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

Illustration from John Augustine Waller's 'A Voyage to the West Indies' (published in 1820). This image depicts the Chief of an ethnic group of tribesmen - called by the European colonists 'Bosjesmans' or 'Bush negroes' - visiting the Governor of Paramaribo (in Surinam). Waller was an eminent surgeon who travelled to the Caribean in 1807.

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