Woman Carrying Goods, Bridgetown, Barbados, 1835

Description

Enlargement of section of engraving, showing woman carrying a basket and wooden tray on her head; several other people in background also heading goods, children on left, and a very common form of domestic pottery on left. Clothing styles of period are also apparent. Heading of goods very widespread among New World populations of African origin.

Source

[Lt.] John Money Carter, Views in the Island of Barbados, on Stone Drawings taken in . . . 1835 (London, 1836). (Copy in Barbados Museum)

Creator

Carter, John Money

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0019

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Barbados

Citation

"Woman Carrying Goods, Bridgetown, Barbados, 1835", 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/764
Enlargement of section of engraving, showing woman carrying a basket and wooden tray on her head; several other people in background also heading goods, children on left, and a very common form of domestic pottery on left. Clothing styles of period are also apparent. Heading of goods very widespread among New World populations of African origin.
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