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A Grand Jamaica Ball! or the Creolean Hop à la Muftee

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Description: Architecture and Empire in Jamaica
~Nestled in the dramatic hill country of St. Ann Parish, Mount Plenty is a remarkable survival (fig. 7.1). Built sometime in the third quarter of the eighteenth...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.187-217
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00257.008
Description: Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds
~~Jamaican society at the beginning of the nineteenth century was profoundly divided along racial lines. The central fact was that of slavery. A small white minority held a virtual monopoly on political power and land ownership. Among the island’s population, there were also people categorized as “free black” and...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
Related print edition pages: pp.311-361
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00018.023
Description: Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds
Britain changed enormously in the 1830s. In October 1831 Bristol was in flames from rioting; the passing of the Reform Act the following June newly enfranchised more than two hundred thousand males...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
Related print edition pages: pp.137-148
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00018.012

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