Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A page showing a print of a Black woman, dressed in a white blouse and striped skirt wearing necklaces and a headwrap, carrying a small baby on her left hip and holding a container in her right hand. Thatched houses and palm trees populate the background.

Title: Negro Mode of Nursing 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. 22)

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

 

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