Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown, Barbados,1835

Description

Looking up Broad Street, with statue of Admiral Nelson in the foreground; also shown are people engaged in various activities, including carters with teams of oxen and wagons loaded with hogsheads of sugar or rum. Although Broad Street (shown in this drawing), the main street in Bridgetown, the Barbados capital, has changed considerably since 1835, it still exists as does the statue of Nelson. For details on this rare set of drawings, see Jerome S. Handler, Guide to Source Materials for the Study of Barbados History (Carbondale, 1971), p. 91.

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

Date Created

1835

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0018

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Barbados

Citation

"Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown, Barbados,1835", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 27, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/765
Looking up Broad Street, with statue of Admiral Nelson in the foreground; also shown are people engaged in various activities, including carters with teams of oxen and wagons loaded with hogsheads of sugar or rum. Although Broad Street (shown in this drawing), the main street in Bridgetown, the Barbados capital, has changed considerably since 1835, it still exists as does the statue of Nelson. For details on this rare set of drawings, see Jerome S. Handler, Guide to Source Materials for the Study of Barbados History (Carbondale, 1971), p. 91.
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