Thatched Wood Plank House, Barbados, 1898

Source

Robert T. Hill, Cuba and Porto Rico (New York, 1898), facing facing p. 394

Description

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.

Date Created

1898

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

NW0024
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