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Map of Barbados, 1671.Map of Barbados, 1671.
Map of Barbados, 1671.

© National Maritime Museum, London

Title: Map of Barbados, 1671.
Description: In the 17th century, England began to acquire territory in the New World. Islands like Barbados were settled and plantations established for the production of sugar, the key cash crop of the region. The development of sugar plantations transformed the island, fuelling the demand for African slave labour.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1671
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London


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