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View of English Harbour, Antigua, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/24

Scope and Contents

A Christmas card from Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas), 1952, depicting a view of English Harbour (now called Saint Johns), Antigua, from Great George Fort on Monk's Hill in 1830. There is an accompanying undated photograph of the same scene and a short note describing the card.


  • Creation: 1952


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Biographical / Historical

Barclays Bank established a branch on Antigua in 1837.


1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Case A70; MSS 741

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The provenance of the collection is unknown.

Related Materials

The R.C.S. Photograph Collection includes other views of English Harbour, Marnham GG/20 and Y3011E/20.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Barclays Bank

Finding aid date

2004-01-13 11:35:24+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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