Wood Plank House, Barbados, 1907

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This record was last updated on 01 Jun 2016

Image Reference

Barbados Department of Archives, Registered Photos, 1905-1907, # 81

Roof of cane trash; kitchen extension on right. Although the photo is long after slave emancipation, the house closely resembles wooden plank houses with thatched roofs found among Barbados plantation slaves, particularly in the pre-emancipation (pre-1834/38) decades of 19th century.