The West India flower girl

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Title

The West India flower girl

Description

A West Indian woman, wearing a checkered shawl and headwrap, holds out a dish with flowers towards two women. The woman wearing a broad rimmed hat has taken one of the flowers to smell. A boy, seated at the entrance of a nearby building, is watching the exchange. In the background, a man is rolling a barrel as another looks on.

Subject

Women; West Indians; Flowers; Headgear; Women's clothing

Creator

Agostino Brunias

Date

1810

Source

NLJ Prints Collection

Identifier

D0007843

Rights

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

Format

JPEG

Type

Print

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Citation

Agostino Brunias, “The West India flower girl,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed December 3, 2021, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/7032.