Coonley, Jacob Frank, 1832-1915 (photographer)
- Existence: 1832 - 1915
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
226 x 177 mm. A view showing two Europeans in pith helmets standing in a field of growing sisal plants. A pencilled note on the back of the print reads: 'A Sisal Fibre Plantation Little Abaco Bahamas'.
211 x 170 mm. A view looking along a dirt road with a wooden thatched hut in the foreground and the sea beyond.
226 x 175 mm. A view in a Nassau park showing a row of Spanish Laurels. Pencilled caption on the reverse reads: 'Indian fig trees (ficus netida) Nassau Bahamas'.
210 x 169 mm. A view showing a breadfruit tree growing beside a path, with thatched huts in the background.
176 x 226 mm. A view showing a coconut tree heavily laden with fruit.
224 x 176 mm. A view showing lawns and shrubs in the gardens with two figures standing in the centre of the picture; possibly the Governor and his ADC, the men have not been positively identified (possibly Sir Ambrose Shea, Governor 1887-1895).
211 x 167 mm. A view showing a heavy growth of cactus on a host tree with small wooden cottages in the background.
A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 225 x 175 mm. The photographs have, for the most part, printed captions stating location and photographer's name. Photographed by J.F. Coonley.
177 x 230 mm. A view from the street showing a Royal African palm growing in a Nassau garden. The caption on the back of the print reads: 'Royal Palm Nassau Bahamas'.
228 x 177 mm. A view showing two Bahamians standing in front of the huge curling roots of a silk cotton tree. Written on the back: 'The Great Silk Cotton Tree in the Public Square, Nassau, Bahamas, about 200 years old'.
176 x 227 mm. A view showing the two men in Y307G/8 standing on either side of a sisal plant. The title is taken from the note on the back of the print.
210 x 168 mm. A view showing a banyan tree in Nassau.
210 x 169 mm. A view looking along the drive towards the front façade of the Bahamas Government House at Nassau. The house stands on the range of hills to the south of the town and looks along George Street towards the harbour. Written on the back in pencil: 'The Government House Nassau, Bahamas'.
231 x 177 mm. A view showing the large silk cotton tree which stands behind the Post Office in the grassy square east of Parliament Street, Nassau.