Sir William Denison’s Quinine Plantation

A print from a wood engraving showing a rolling hilly landscape with countless young trees in orderly rows in the background,and numerous stumps of cut trees on the right. Several men stand and sit in the foreground; many are dressed in suits and hold canes, and others are dressed in robes. Two figures on the right hold tools, and the man in the center, likely meant to be Denison, carries a shovel in his left hand. Two young figures dressed in more casual clothing sit at the base of a tree to the left.

By Jessica Womack
PhD Candidate, Princeton University and Art Hx Project Manager

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