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Abstract The Caribbean Charts and Engravings 1555-1818 collection comprises fifty-five framed items that showcase the archipelago as well as individual islands drawn from the perspective of cartographers at that time. In addition to statistical data, topography and local history, several of the maps have unique illustrations which provide more information on the cultural aspects of the islands. It is a good resource to study cartography in the Caribbean.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence with family members and colleagues, notes and memorabilia. They shed light on Dr. Lewis' professional development, his family life and relationships and on the social climate of the time. Included are a few letters from his brothers, Sir Arthur and Stanley; from his children, Leonard and Sylvia; and from his wife, Greta, before their marriage.Dr. Earl Lewis, born in St Lucia, was the brother of the late Sir Arthur and Sir Alan Lewis. He studied medicine...
Scope and Contents A painting by Derek Walcott.
- Subject: Saint Lucia X