Greater Antilles (island group)
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of loose prints of various sizes, printed reproductions and other ephemera relating to the uniforms of overseas military units. The prints are by various photographers. The file also includes a photocopy copy of Tylden's Royal Commonwealth Society Library Talk - 'The history of the overseas armed forces' (10 April 1960).
Collection of uncaptioned photographs by Cleary and Elliott, Kingston, Jamaica. The Memorial, a cross of island stone in front of the East Block of the Public Buildings in Kingston, was unveiled and dedicated on Armistice Day, 11 November 1922. Details for each photograph are derived from an accompanying Order of Service and the Jamaica Annual Report 1922.
'The first settlement of the maritime nations in the Spanish Antilles', a M.A. thesis for the University of London, 212 pages, with maps.
A collection of loose prints intended for the exhibition 'Commonwealth in Focus' but received too late for inclusion. The subjects into which the collection is divided were chosen by the National Library of Jamaica, and are based on the headings used for the sections of the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition. All measure either 250 x 200 mm or 370 x 300 mm. Various photographers.
Photographs by various photographers and three other items. They relate to the career of James Alexander Swettenham, who, after serving in Ceylon and Cyprus, became Colonial Secretary in Singapore in 1895. He was Governor of British Guyana 1901-1904 and of Jamaica 1904-1907. His period in Singapore coincided with the service in Malaya of his more famous brother, Sir Frank Swettenham. Their father was James Oldham Swettenham, Solicitor of Belper.
A collection of loose photographs in two sizes: approximately 190 x 140 mm and 255 x 195 mm. The prints have captions pasted to their backs. The collection shows towns and tourist spots in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad, Tobago, Antigua and Grenada. Photographs by BOAC, plus one print by the Jamaica Tourist Board.
An album containing prints, most measuring approximately 240 x 180 mm, the majority captioned in Morris' hand. The captions have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Photographer(s) unknown.
A collection photographed by Lewis W. Clemens. It contains 14 photographs mounted on paper, with a short typewritten descriptive text (of the original 19 prints, 5 are missing) from which the titles have been taken. The photographs measure approximately 100 x 75 mm.
A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 245 x 195 mm and with pencilled captions on the reverse. The prints show scenes in the mountains immediately north of Kingston. Photographed by J.W.C. Brennan (6 is stamped by Brennan on the reverse; it is assumed that the other prints are by him).