Roehamton [Roehampton] Plantation and Slave Village, Jamaica, 1832

Description

Caption: The Destruction of Roehamton Estate in the Parish of St. James in January 1832. Shows fire in the mill yard and the slave village. This lithograph by Adolphe Duperly is closely based on an aquatint that was done by James Hakewill. The plantation was burned during the slave rebellion of 1832. Discussed in T. Barringer, G. Forrester, and B. Martinez-Ruiz, Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and his Worlds (New Haven : Yale Center for British Art in association with Yale University Press, 2007), p. 355. Compare with image NW0095.

Source

Original located in the National Library of Jamaica; published in Barry W. Higman, Jamaica Surveyed: Plantation Maps and Plans of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (Institute of Jamaica Publications Ltd., 1988), fig. 8.44, p. 251.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0087

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Jamaica

Citation

"Roehamton [Roehampton] Plantation and Slave Village, Jamaica, 1832", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 10, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1435
Caption: The Destruction of Roehamton Estate in the Parish of St. James in January 1832. Shows fire in the mill yard and the slave village. This lithograph by Adolphe Duperly is closely based on an aquatint that was done by James Hakewill. The plantation was burned during the slave rebellion of 1832. Discussed in T. Barringer, G. Forrester, and B. Martinez-Ruiz, Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and his Worlds (New Haven : Yale Center for British Art in association with Yale University Press, 2007), p. 355. Compare with image NW0095.
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