Sugar Plantation Mill Yard, Barbados, 1881

Source

Painting by Lionel Grimston Fewkes (1881), privately owned; from a post card produced by the Barbados Museum.

Description

Shows owner's or manager's house of Andrews plantation in center rear; to right, a windmill base; also figures of women with dung baskets on their heads. In foreground, carter with team of oxen. Though depicting a scene in the post-emancipation period, this image evokes the slave period.

Creator

Fewkes, Lionel Grimston

Date Created

1880

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

NW0003
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