Slide ID

CV-85-037

_pkUnique ID

CV85037

Slide Date

1-1-1985

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Island

Boa Vista

Date

January 1985

Description

A Jewish cemetery with the graves of the Ben'Oliel family and the daughter of Charles Pettingall, Julia Maria Pettingall. It is located near Praia de Cabral. Pettingall was an English diplomat who, along with his family fled Boa Vista during a yellow fever plague in the 1840s. They returned five years later believing the plague was over;sadly he was wrong and his daughter perished.

Keywords

cemetery, tomb, yellow fever, Pettingall, Ben'Oliel

Notes

http://www.boavistaexperience.phpbbweb.com/boavistaexperience-post-393.html Retrieved 25 February 2013 Irwin, Aisling and Wilson, Colum. Cape Verde Islands: The Brandt Travel Guide. (Guilford, 2001) pp. 108

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1.00

Folder

9.00

Image Dimensions

5254 × 3610

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

May 2012

Color Space

RGB

File Size

2.2 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

cemetery, tomb, yellow fever, Pettingall, Ben'Oliel

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