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The Jamaica Question, 1865
18" x 24"

The Jamaica Question The white planter asks Am not I a Man and Brother Too Mr Stiggins Punch shows a sullen black worker being led away from his plantation by a sanctimonious Baptist Minister who is certainly not inclined to enter into any theological discussion with his white brother the plantation owner or manager In October black workers in Jamaica staged an uprising beginning at Morant Bay about miles from Kingston The discontent amongst the black population had been fuelled by the intervention and agitation of the Baptist ministers who had promoted the view that distress and poverty amongst the workers was due to the misgovernment of the islands rulers From Punch or the London Charivari Decmber

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