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Metropolitan School Room

Metropolitan School Room

Author: Phillippo, James M.

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1843

Shelfmark: 1304.h.4

Item number: Page 194

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 travelled to Jamaica in 1823 and remained there until his death in 1879. He founded a number of schools, including the Metropolitan School Rooms, which were established in 1825. In addition to learning to read the Bible, pupils were taught Greek history, mathematics, geography and astronomy.

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