Virgin Valley Estate, Jamaica, ca. 1780

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This record was last updated on 19 Feb 2016

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Published in Barry W. Higman, Jamaica surveyed : plantation maps and plans of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (Institute of Jamaica Publications Ltd., 1988), fig. 8.44, p. 251; original in the National Library of Jamaica.

A partial view of the estate, showing various out buildings, e.g., overseer's house, hospital or hot house, mill, stables. In the right-hand corner, there are two figures; one, a woman with a long-handled hoe, basket on her head, and baby on her back (slide of image, courtesy of Barry W. Higman).