Woman, Martinique

Item: Title: Woman, Martinique Photographer: Gaston Fabre Publisher: Publisher# Year: Height: in Width: 10 in Media: albumen print Color: b/w Country: Martinique Town: Notes: For information about licensing this image, visit: THE CARIBBEAN PHOTO ARCHIVE

metis indo-africaine martiinique

A woman identified as being of half African, half Indian descent from Martinique, beautiful. Vintage, circa Photo in the private collection of Sarah Partridge. Just a breif history on Martinique

This former sugar estate was the birthplace of Marie Joseph Rose Tascher de la Pagerie, the future Empress Josephine. A picturesque stone building, formerly the family kitchen, has been turned into a museum containing Josephine's childhood bed and other memorabilia. Other buildings contain such things as the Bonaparte family chart, old sugarcane equipment and love letters to Josephine from Napoleon.

This former sugar estate was the birthplace of Marie Joseph Rose Tascher de la Pagerie, the future Empress Josephine. A picturesque stone building,

In the rum district, St. Pierre, Martinique, F.W.I.

Photo of the rum district, St. Pierre, Martinique in ruins after the eruption of Mont Pelee, with 2 men carrying coil from distillery, 1902

Douglas Cornhill - Martinique | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Item: Title: Photographer: Douglas Cornhill Publisher: Publisher Year: ca 1930 Height: Width: Media: gelatin silver print Color: b/w Country: Martinique Town: For information about licensing this image, visit: THE CARIBBEAN PHOTO ARCHIVE

[Views of Martinique after eruption of Mt. Pelee]

1902 - (Views of Martinique after eruption of Mt. From Orange Hill (N.) over dead St. Pierre, to steaming Mont Pelee - once beautiful and verdure-clad; Man seated on mountain in foregrd.

Anse Cafard Slave Memorial, Martinique:  High on a hill there are 20 white stone effigies facing Diamond Beach and the Caribbean Sea.  It commemorates the slaves who were chained to the cargo hold of a ship that careened into Diamond Rock Mountain and broke up.

The Anse Cafard Memorial An unusual tribute to loss of lives of slaves in the Caribbean. They had an accident with a ship and many people died.

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