Down the islands, a voyage to the Caribbees, by William Agnew Paton; with illustrations from drawings by M. J. Burns.

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Paton, William Agnew (1848-1918) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887
Place: New York
Publisher: C. Scribner's Sons
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 917.29-P (Paton, W. Down the island. 1887)
Antilles, Lesser
Physical Description
Extent: Xiii, 301 p. illus., plates. 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 3343301969562
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11721980
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 05adbca0-c6b5-012f-6990-3c075448cc4b
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