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Entrance to the Oxford Caves, Jamaica, 1912

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C/8

Scope and Contents

100 x 76 mm. Showing a young man standing among the stalactites in the caves. 'In these caves situated near Balaclava it is believed the Spanish hid their treasure when driven out by the British in 1655. And here also the persecuted Arawaks sought refuge during the Spanish occupation'. (Clemens)

Dates

  • 1912

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some overall fading.

General

GD.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2003-03-04 10:58:53+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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