Thatched Wood Plank House, Barbados, 1898
Robert T. Hill, Cuba and Porto Rico (New York, 1898), facing facing p. 394
Closely resembles one type of house found during the later decades of the slavery period; thatching was cane trash. See J. S. Handler and S. Bergman, Vernacular Houses and Domestic Material Culture on Barbados Sugar Plantations, 1650-1838. Jl of Caribbean History 43 (2009) : 1-36.
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