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Vale of St. Thomas, Jamaica

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Description: Vale of St. Thomas, Jamaica
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Description: Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds
The aesthetics of the picturesque continually informed visual and verbal representations of the Jamaican landscape, and especially of the plantation, throughout and beyond the period of slavery. The picturesque was a genre of cultured amusements—an aesthetic category based on the idea of the...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
Related print edition pages: pp.41-61
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00018.007
Description: Frederic Church: The Art and Science of Detail
Frederic Church left the United States for a six-month sketching tour of Jamaica in April 1865. Although the artist created a voluminous portfolio of studies, he produced only one major canvas from...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.123-145
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00051.008

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