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The Camp, Newcastle, Jamaica, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/5

Scope and Contents

229 x 291 mm (overall), 140 x 203 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph is taken from an elevated location and shows a densely populated area, believed to be 'The Camp' indicated in the caption, among distant mountaintops. See Y307J/4 for another image of the same scene.. This print exhibits higher contrast, and has clouds which have been added in to create a more complete scene.


  • Creation: 1897

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Very good condition, age toned, with minor dirt marks, minor foxing at upper left edge.

Related Materials

C. Washington Eves (Charles Washington); Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain). The West Indies. 4th ed. London: S. Low, Marston, & Co, 1897. See p. 75.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..


W.M.H. Ward & Co.

Finding aid date

2020-01-29 15:12:50+00:00

Repository Details

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