Rural House, Santo Domingo, 1873


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This record was last updated on 04 May 2012

Image Reference
Hazard3

Source
Samuel Hazard, Santo Domingo, past and present, with a glance at Hayti. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1873, p. 284

Comments
This image accompanies a description of the house and its owner. The wattle-and-daub construction and thatched roof, apparently with palm fronds, was a very common house type throughout the Caribbean at this period (see also image Hazard4).