Typical peasant settlement, Irish Town

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Title

Typical peasant settlement, Irish Town

Description

"Typical post-emancipation peasant settlement: The peasant settlement in Irish Town is an example of the many sporadic settlements in hilly unused land. The houses erected were as simple as possible and reflects the uncertainty of tenure which inhibited the home owner."

Subject

Peasants; Communities; Huts; Trees; Irish Town (St. Andrew, Jamaica)

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0006100

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“Typical peasant settlement, Irish Town,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed November 26, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/5377.