The Military Hospital of Fort-de-France #3/3 Enslaveds to Serve the Sick (b)

Tanlista, Infirmiers et infirmières à l'hôpital d'Arivonimamo, 1894-1911, Arivonimamo (Madagascar)

Today, I am talking about the enslaved apothecaries, assistant surgeons and nurses who helped care for the sick at the Fort-Royal hospital, a paramedical activity that was not very common in the colonial and slave-owning society of the 18th century.

The Military Hospital of Fort-de-France #2/3 Enslaveds to Serve the Sick (a)

Tanlistwa, blanchisseuses ou Lavandières, Extrait de : Les Français peints par eux-mêmes : le Nègre (Page 328), 1842

Today, I will continue the history of the Fort-Royal Hospital and tell you in detail about the men and women, enslaved, who served the sick at the end of the 18th century.

Industrial heritage: the dry dock of Fort-de-France

tanlistwa, bassin de radoub, Fort-de-France, Drydock, Martinique

The JEP2019 were the opportunity to discover the Fort-de-France dry dock, an essential reception area for the construction, maintenance and repair of ships, it is now classified as a historical monument.

Heritage Notebooks « Les Cahiers du patrimoine » of Martinique

 Reading time: around 2 minutes.  –> Lire la version française de cet article  I am currently preparing a short workshop on knowledge of Martinique's heritage for people who are or will be working in the tourism sector so that they can share and enhance our heritage. This led me to think about the resources that … Continuer la lecture de Heritage Notebooks « Les Cahiers du patrimoine » of Martinique