Plantation House, from Empire

Jon Tonks

Plantation House, from Empire

Pigment print

101.6 x 101.6 cms (39.93 x 39.93 ins)

2014

HC 10368

Since becoming a Crown Colony in 1834, St Helena has seen 35 Governors living in Plantation House (November 2013).
A giant tortoise called Jonathan lives in the front garden of Plantation House. Reportedly he is 180 years old, and has met every governor since arriving on the island in 1882.



British Photography / The Hyman Collection

Jon Tonks

Plantation House, from Empire

Pigment print

101.6 x 101.6 cms (39.93 x 39.93 ins)

2014

HC 10368

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