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[Constant Spring Hotel], 1879 - 1913

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/19

Scope and Contents

231 x 178 mm. A view looking across a small valley towards the spacious hotel buildings, with mountains beyond. 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).

Dates

  • 1879 - 1913

Creator

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Related Materials

For another print of the hotel refer to Y3073B/16.

General

SG.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Originator(s)

Adolphe Duperly and Sons

Finding aid date

2003-03-12 11:24:27+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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