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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...
This extract comes from John Henderson’s travel guide to Jamaica, published in the early 20th century. In this chapter h...
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 map of Jamaica was published just over 20 years after the ending of slavery and almost ten years before the Morant...
Map, Manuscript Created date: c. 1750
This map of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola was created around 1750 when the French slave colony of Saint-Domingue (H...
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...
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...