Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A page featuring printed depictions of six figures with a head and shoulders view. Each figure is labeled 1 through 6 and rendered with various skin tones, hairstyles, clothing, necklaces, headwraps.

Title: No. 1, 2, 5 & 6, Negro, 3 & 4, Indian Characters in West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad (no. 25)

Artist/Maker: Richard Bridgens

Date: 1836?

Source: Yale Center for British Art

Copyright/Permissions: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. Public Domain

Location(s): Trinidad

 

Art Hx