If you enjoyed Anne M Powers’s talk about her book “A Parcel of Ribbons” then you might like to visit her website. For those who weren’t able to attend the talk, the website gives a flavour of what you missed!
The FGSJ is pleased to present an extensive study of the history of the estates of John Tharp of Jamaica by Alan Furness, CMG, along with other related documents.
Melissa York writes in the 22 February issue of the CityAM Living magazine supplement about a recent visit to Jamaica.
An interesting article by Philip Sherwell, Asia Editor of The Telegraph, published on 24 April prompted by a paper on “Britain’s Overseas Heritage” written by Philip Davies.
An interesting article published in the New York Times about a Scottish-born photographer who was drawn to Jamaica to explore how his homeland’s wealth was built on the backs of slave labour in the Caribbean.
According to David Olusoga, a British-Nigerian historian and broadcaster writing in The Guardian, Black History Month needs a rethink.
Peregrine Bryant and Alexandra di Valmarana take us on a tour of the Jamaican and English houses of John Tharp.
Tropical Baroque, by Douglas Blain Douglas Blain finds echoes of a distant land in Jamaica’s exuberant plantation houses.
Kit Martin looks at the ripple effect of heritage preservation in Jamaica (This article is reproduced with the kind permission of the Georgian Group in whose newsletter it first appeared.)
For me, there are two quite distinct types of Georgian architecture to be found in Jamaica. The first, which one might call Colonial Classicism, imitates 18th-century prototypes as closely as possible. Familiar examples include the Rodney Memorial in Spanish Town… Continue Reading