Roehampton Plantation and Slave Village, Jamaica, 1825


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This record was last updated on 09 Mar 2011

Image Reference
NW0095

Source
Great Britain, Parliament, House of Lords Select Committee to Inquire into the Laws and Usages of the Several West India Colonies in Relation to the Slave Population. Evidence upon oath touching the condition and treatment of the Negro population of the British West India colonies. Part 1: Island of Jamaica. Taken before a Select Committee of the House of Lords, Session 1832 (London, 1833), following page 24.

Comments
Shows the slave village, the mansion house, plantation hospital (on left in background), and sugar works, including boiling and curing house and mill. This illustration was done by James Hakewill, but was not published in his "A Picturesque Tour of the Island of Jamaica" (London, 1825). Compare with image NW0087. See also, Hakewell on this website.