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Photographs of St. Vincent

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773A

Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 240 x 190 mm, with pencilled captions on the reverse. Of excellent technical quality, the photographs show scenes in and around Kingstown on a market day. The front of each print is imprinted 'J.C. Wilson, Photo: St. Vincent'.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1900


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

J.C. Wilson was a commercial photographer active in the West Indies from circa 1890 to circa 1910. He was based in Kingstown with a studio in James Street in 1909 and in Sharp Street in 1914. No further details are available.


1 file(s) (5 images in 1 file)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: South America/Caribbean, fiche number 27.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..


Wilson, J C, fl 1890-1910, photographer

Includes index.
2003-02-19 10:27:51+00:00
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Repository Details

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