Bussa Emancipation Statue

Bussa Emancipation Statue


Bridgetown, Barbados (BB)
The Bussa Emancipation Statue is a public sculpture of a slave rebellion leader in Barbados, east of Bridgetown. The statue is located at centre of the J.T.C. Ramsay roundabout formed at the junction of the ABC Highway and Highway 5. Many Barbadians refer to the statue as Bussa, the name of a slave who helped inspire a revolt against slavery in Barbados in 1816.

The statue was created 1985 by Bajan sculptor Karl Broodhagen 169 years after the rebellion. The statue symbolizes the "Breaking Of Chains".
The Bussa Emancipation Statue is a public sculpture of a slave rebellion leader in Barbados, east of Bridgetown. The statue is located at centre of the J.T.C. Ramsay roundabout formed at the junction of the ABC Highway and Highway 5. Many Barbadians refer to the statue as Bussa, the name of a slave who helped inspire a revolt against slavery in Barbados in 1816.

The statue was created 1985 by Bajan sculptor Karl Broodhagen 169 years after the rebellion. The statue symbolizes the "Breaking Of Chains".
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: Mike1989

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