Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

An etching with 21 panels showing white colonist "Johnny Newcome" in Jamaica. He contracts and dies of yellow fever.

Title: Johnny Newcome in the Island of Jamaica

Artist/Maker: William Holland

Date: ca. 1800

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; Jamaica

 

 

Art Hx