The West Indian Atlas or a General Description of the West Indies

Description

This title page to the Atlas depicts scenes of an unidentified Caribbean island with ships in the bay. In the foreground, enslaved people were illustrated transporting sugar hogsheads.

Source

Thomas Jefferys, The West Indian Atlas, or a General Description of the West Indies (London, 1780), title page. Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

Date Created

1780

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

G010

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean

Citation

"The West Indian Atlas or a General Description of the West Indies", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 21, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2648
This title page to the Atlas depicts scenes of an unidentified Caribbean island with ships in the bay. In the foreground, enslaved people were illustrated transporting sugar hogsheads.
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