Blackness Ropeswing

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From the Document Scotland Photographic Collection Collection Collection
Part of Jamaica: A Sweet Forgetting Parent record level Series

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2017-02-17

Department

Special Collections - Photographic Collections

Extent

1 Digital photograph

Description

A rope swing in the grounds attached to Blackness Castle , the ancestral home of John Wedderburn, who was a slave-owner in Jamaica in the 18th century. Wedderburn owned the slave, Joseph Knight who he brought back to Scotland to be his butler. Joseph Knight sued and won his freedom in the Court of Session in Edinburgh.

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Date

April 2015

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Acknowledgement

© Stephen McLaren, all rights reserved.

Conditions

Reproduction for University of St Andrews exhibition, publication, research and promotion. Any external or commercial use to be approved/managed by artist or estate, which can be facilitated by Special Collections.

Credit Line

Image Courtesy of the University of St Andrews Library, ID 2017-02-17

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