image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

The West India Flower Girl

1810

Print after Agostino Brunias

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Title

The West India Flower Girl

Date

1810

Artist

Print after Agostino Brunias

Description

Three women in a street, one wearing a large-brimmed hat slanted steeply over her hair which is dressed high in a veil, smiling towards the viewer as she smells a flower from a dish proffered by a flower girl standing on the left; watched by a third woman and a boy sitting in a doorway on the left, with a European man in the background, watching as a West Indian rolls a barrel down the street; one of a set. 1810. Hand-coloured etching and stipple.
Additional Makers: Print maker - Agostino Brunias; Publisher - Thomas Palser
Inscription: Lettered below the image with the title and 'A. Brunias, pinxt, et sculpt,, / Pubd,, April 20, 1810, by T. Palser, Surry Side Westmr,, Bridge'
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Location

Jamaica

Country

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Location Accuracy

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