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No. [1,2] of a Series of Views In The West Indies -Title Page

No. [1,2] of a Series of Views In The West Indies -Title Page

Artist: Johnson, J.

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1827

Shelfmark: 1299.m.1

Item number: Title Page

Length: 40.9

Width: 52.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed Text

This is the title page of a work published by Messrs. Underwood in 1827. It contains coloured engravings of many of the islands in the Caribbean such as St Vincent, Antigua, Tortola and Saint Christopher's. J. Johnson completed the original drawings and T. Fielding prepared the engravings. The work was intended to convey an overall impression of the islands and includes information on slavery and the process of sugar making, as well as topics such as clothing and dress.

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