Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A multipaneled etching showing white colonist "Johnny Newcome" falling in love with a Black woman in the West Indies; they have nine children who are shown and labeled by name.

Title: Johnny Newcome in love in the West Indies

Artist/Maker: William Holland

Date: 1808

Source: The British Museum

Copyright/Permissions: © The Trustees of the British Museum. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; West Indies

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