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Constant Spring Hotel, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/16

Scope and Contents

232 x 178 mm. A view looking across a small valley towards the spacious hotel, with mountains in the distance. The hotel is situated about six miles north of Kingston: 'Who has not heard of the Constant Spring Hotel? Its fame has gone throughout the world. The palatial caravansary stands on the summit of a gentle slope... the plan of the main building is rectangular... around it are extensive gardens and lawns for tennis, croquet, etc., where human art and ingenuity only serve to bring out in agreeable contrast the wealth of gifts bestowed by nature. There is also a nine hole golf course,' (Macmillan, 1909).


  • Creation: 1900 - 1910


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.


A detailed description of the Constant Spring Hotel can be found in: Macmillan, Allister (ed.) (1909), The West Indies Illustrated, London: Collingridge.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..


Adolphe Duperly and Sons

Finding aid date

2002-11-11 12:41:24+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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