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This is a late 18th century map of the Caribbean region, made by the British map-maker Louis Stanislaw de la Rochette. ...
Stretching from the Bahamas to the northern coast of South America the Caribbean, as we know it today, began as a dispar...
Engraving, Hand-Colouring, Map
George Foster's map of Jamaica published in 1740
Richard Robert Madden was an Irish doctor, writer and traveller. He was in Jamaica during the period of so-called ‘Ap...
Alfred Burton Ellis was an officer in the 1st West India Regiment and had risen to the rank of major by the time The His...
Froudacity (1889) is Trinidad-born J J Thomas’ scathing rebuttal to J A Froude’s book The English in The West Indies (18...
This document relates to the sale of the Studley-Park plantation located in the parish of St George on the island of Tob...
This is a letter from Charles Henry Darling, who was governor of Jamaica from 1857 to 1862. As governor, he was the most...
This map of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola was created around 1750 when the French slave colony of Saint-Domingue (H...
Paul Bogle was the deacon of the Baptist Church in Stony Gut, a village in the parish of St Thomas-in-the-East in Jamaic...
This photograph is of three white British officers from the 1st West India Regiment, which played an important role in p...
William Clark was a 19th century British artist who was invited to Antigua by some of its planters. His Ten Views, publ...
Report, Book, Illustration, Image
After the British abolition of slavery on 1 August 1834 most British colonies imposed an apprenticeship system that requ...
Bryan Edwards was born in Britain but lived much of his life in the colony of Jamaica, where he was a planter with sever...
Etching, Aquatint, Hand colouring, View, Print, Image
Maroon communities were made up of formerly enslaved people who had managed to escape slavery. They inhabited the mounta...