Coffee Plantation, Saint Domingue (St. Domingue, Haiti), 1798

Description

Settlements of Mr. As estate in St. Domingo, shows layout of a coffee estate, with each of its major features indicated by a letter. For example, A, the dwelling house & coffee store and L the Negro houses. The proximity of the slave houses to the owner's house reflects the settlement pattern found throughout the West Indies on sugar plantations. This work was written during the brief period that Britain occupied St. Domingue, and its author hoped for the restoration of the pre-revolutionary order.

Source

P. J. Laborie, The coffee planter of Saint Domingo (London, 1798), plate 4. (Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia)

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

LCP-42

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--St. Domingue

Citation

"Coffee Plantation, Saint Domingue (St. Domingue, Haiti), 1798", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 18, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1369
Settlements of Mr. As estate in St. Domingo, shows layout of a coffee estate, with each of its major features indicated by a letter. For example, A, the dwelling house & coffee store and L the Negro houses. The proximity of the slave houses to the owner's house reflects the settlement pattern found throughout the West Indies on sugar plantations. This work was written during the brief period that Britain occupied St. Domingue, and its author hoped for the restoration of the pre-revolutionary order.
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