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Mulatto And Black Female Of The Upper Classes

Mulatto And Black Female Of The Upper Classes

Author: Phillippo, James M.

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1843

Shelfmark: 1304.h.4

Item number: Page 151

Length: 19

Width: 11

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

Illustration from James Mursell Phillippo's 'Jamaica: Its Past and Present State.' Phillippo was a Baptist missionary who spent most of his life in Jamaica. He comments on the changes he witnessed in Caribbean society, and describes the emergence of a free black population. The women depicted in the illustration belonged to this group.

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