Timber Estate, British Guiana (Demerara), 1834

Description

Caption, Mibiri Creek, Demerara River. Mr. Edmonstone's Wood Cutting Establishment. The author sketched this scene while visiting this place. In left foreground, two male slaves are cutting wood, next to them are their wives and children. In the very lower right hand corner is the boat-house, above it the main dwelling house, and on the top of the hill were the Negro huts, with some cocoa-nut trees (pp. 187-188).

Source

Thomas Staunton St. Clair, A Residence in the West Indies and America (London, 1834), vol. 2, facing p. 187. (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-33

Spatial Coverage

South America--British Guiana

Citation

"Timber Estate, British Guiana (Demerara), 1834", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 13, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1370
Caption, Mibiri Creek, Demerara River. Mr. Edmonstone's Wood Cutting Establishment. The author sketched this scene while visiting this place. In left foreground, two male slaves are cutting wood, next to them are their wives and children. In the very lower right hand corner is the boat-house, above it the main dwelling house, and on the top of the hill were the Negro huts, with some cocoa-nut trees (pp. 187-188).
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