West Indies (archipelago)
Found in 1045 Collections and/or Records:
229 x 140 mm. Showing the march past of the battalion, on parade in Trinidad. A pencil annotation reads 'First B parade - march past'. Photograph by Guardian Photonews, Trinidad.
230 x 154 mm. Group portrait of officers of the Trinidad Volunteers. An ink annotation on the reverse reads 'centre in white [3 illegible words]' and appears to be identifying on of the people in the photograph. Photographer unknown.
A series of photographs showing Raynor Arthur's official duties (including several images of Government house) and his leisure time, taken during his office as Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bahamas. Sir Raynor Arthur arrived on 1 April 1956 and left on retirement on 14 June 1960. Most of these photographs are by the Bahamas News Bureau and are approximately 255 x 200 mm, unless otherwise stated.
Contemporary folder marked with list of correspondence.
148 x 116 mm. The lengthy captions on the reverse outline the education system in general and the curriculum studied at this school.
280 x 217 mm. A view showing a country house standing on a hillside among trees. Exact location unknown.
103 x 77 mm. Showing a lily pond and palm trees in a Jamaican garden.
81 x 82 mm. Showing three women in a garden. Geneva was a large estate in the south of Dominica owned by the Lockhart family. Those pictured are, from left to right: Miss Brenda Lockhart, Mrs Lockhart and Miss Jane Woodcock. Miss Brenda Lockhart never married, helped run the estate. She was the twin sister of Minna who was the mother of the author Jean Rhys. Mrs Lockhart was Brenda and Minna's mother and Miss Jane Woodcock was Mrs Lockhart's sister (Rhys 1979, pp 33-38).
A group of visitors tour the offices of the Jamaica International Telecommunications Ltd. (Jamintel), 1959 - 1982
250 x 200 mm. Jamaica Information Service photograph by Ted Cunningham.
316 x 217 mm. A view showing part of a cocao estate among wooded hilly land, with the estate manager's house in the foreground.
125 x 116 mm. Showing student nurses receiving instruction in lifting a patient by practising on a dummy. The lengthy captions on the reverse outline give a general outline of health provision in St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla together with a short description of the training.
226 x 177 mm. A view showing two Europeans in pith helmets standing in a field of growing sisal plants. A pencilled note on the back of the print reads: 'A Sisal Fibre Plantation Little Abaco Bahamas'.
An account of the Longman family from Dorset or Somerset and connected families 'compiled in 1940, with some additions of a later date', 44 pages. A title page lists the families that are covered, several of which had Caribbean connections. There are seven inserted photographs on pages 42 and 43. It is not known how many copies of the account were made.
141 x 290 mm. A photographic copy of the three page address of welcome, embellished with paintings of Antiguan scenes, presented to Princess Marie Louise by the Antiguan Agricultural and Commercial Society. The print is stamped on the reverse: 'Photograph and Copyright by José Anjo, St. John's, Antigua, B.W.I.'.
After extensive research, the Malayan Dwarf was found to be highly resistant to the lethal yellowing disease, hence its importance to the Jamaican coconut industry as a replacement for the Jamaica Tall, 1959 - 1982
250 x 200 mm. Daily News photograph by Charles Kinkead.