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A View of Codrington College Barbados looking towards the Sea.
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View of Codrington College, Barbados, with the sea in the distance. Includes dwellings and university buildings.
Bayley, F. W. N. (Frederic William Naylor), 1808-1853
Four years' residence in the West Indies
Source place of publication:
William Kidd, 6, Old Bond Street.
Codrington College, still extant and the oldest Anglican theological college in the western hemisphere, was built in 1743 with funds bequeathed by Christopher Codrington on his death in 1710 to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain).Bayley, later a well-known London newspaper editor and author, accompanied his father, who was in the army, to Barbados and described his four years there in this book.Day & Haghe, a famous and prolific lithographic firm during the early nineteenth century, was founded by Louis Haghe, brother to Charles Haghe.Image placed horizontally on page.
Acquired in 1965.
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©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
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Codrington College (Barbados)