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Disused sugar refinery, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773B/5

Scope and Contents

153 x 207 mm. A view showing St. Vincent islanders standing outside a derelict stone building, inside which can be seen a large water wheel and various other pieces of machinery. Formerly dependent on sugar, by the early 1900s the island's economy had switched to a reliance on cotton and arrowroot.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1910


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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..



Finding aid date

2002-11-14 11:24:00+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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