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Hope Gardens, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/19

Scope and Contents

230 x 180 mm. Showing Jamaican gardeners standing in the Hope Botanical Gardens, with a house in the background and steep hills beyond: 'The Hope Botanical Gardens are situated on the Liguanea Plains about six miles north-east of Kingston, and may be reached by the electric tram-cars. They are beautiful gardens with spacious lawns, intersected with carriage drives. Handsome palms and other ornamental trees are dotted over the lawns; there are nice shady walks under trees of the divi-divi, from the branches of which are suspended baskets and pots of rare orchids in great variety..'. (Cundall 1928).


  • Creation: 1900 - 1910


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.


A detailed description of the Hope Botanical Gardens can be found in: Cundall, Frank (1928), Jamaica in 1928, London: Institute of Jamaica by the West India Committee.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..


Adolphe Duperly and Sons

Finding aid date

2002-11-11 15:38:34+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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