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Greater Antilles (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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[A banyan tree, Jamaica], 1895 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/15
Scope and Contents 212 x 136 mm. A view showing the main trunk of a banyan tree with a wooden seat at its base. A carving on the trunk of the tree is dated 1895.
Dates: 1895 - 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Banana plantation, Jamaica], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/18
Scope and Contents 193 x 243 mm. A view showing rows of tall banana plants, with a Jamaican labourer standing in the foreground.
Dates: 1879 - 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Birds-eye view of Kingston, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/21
Scope and Contents 230 x 178 mm. A view looking down on Kingston, the Harbour and the surrounding countryside from the Long Mountain.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Blue Hole, Port Antonio, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/29
Scope and Contents 228 x 177 mm. A view looking down on an enclosed stretch of water with palm trees in the foreground and two cabins on the small island in the centre of the photograph.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Bog Walk, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/18
Scope and Contents 231 x 178 mm. Showing a horse and buggy driving along a country road beside the Rio Cobre, with forest on either side.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Carrying bananas to market], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/27
Scope and Contents 178 x 229 mm. Showing a Jamaican carrying large bunches of bananas on his back.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Constant Spring Hotel, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/16
Scope and Contents 232 x 178 mm. A view looking across a small valley towards the spacious hotel, with mountains in the distance. The hotel is situated about six miles north of Kingston: 'Who has not heard of the Constant Spring Hotel? Its fame has gone throughout the world. The palatial caravansary stands on the summit of a gentle slope... the plan of the main building is rectangular... around it are extensive gardens and lawns for tennis, croquet, etc., where human art and ingenuity only serve to bring out...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Constant Spring Hotel], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/19
Scope and Contents 231 x 178 mm. A view looking across a small valley towards the spacious hotel buildings, with mountains beyond. The hotel is situated about six miles north of Kingston: 'Who has not heard of the Constant Spring Hotel? Its fame has gone throughout the world. The palatial caravansary stands on the summit of a gentle slope... the plan of the main building is rectangular... around it are extensive gardens and lawns for tennis, croquet, etc., where human art and ingenuity only serve to bring out...
Dates: 1879 - 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hope Gardens, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/19
Scope and Contents 230 x 180 mm. Showing Jamaican gardeners standing in the Hope Botanical Gardens, with a house in the background and steep hills beyond: 'The Hope Botanical Gardens are situated on the Liguanea Plains about six miles north-east of Kingston, and may be reached by the electric tram-cars. They are beautiful gardens with spacious lawns, intersected with carriage drives. Handsome palms and other ornamental trees are dotted over the lawns; there are nice shady walks under trees of the divi-divi,...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[?Hope Gardens, near Kingston], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/17
Scope and Contents 239 x 188 mm. A view showing various kinds of palms and shrubs with paths and lawns in the background. Probably the Hope Gardens.
Dates: 1879 - 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[King Street, Kingston], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/22
Scope and Contents 230 x 181 mm. A view from the top floor of a building looking along King Street with mountains in the distance.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[King Street, Kingston], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/23
Scope and Contents 229 x 180 mm. A view from the harbour looking along King Street towards the mountains in the distance. The street itself is crowded with promenading Jamaicans, while in the foreground stands the Metcalfe Statue with the Victoria Market to the right.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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King's House, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/15
Scope and Contents 232 x 178 mm. A view from the lawn showing the back of the new King's House in St. Andrew on the Liguanea Plain (a different building to that in Spanish Town seen in plate 9). The building, designed by Sir Charles Nicholson after the former Kings House, Bishop's Lodge, had been destroyed in the earthquake of 1907. It is constructed from reinforced concrete and comprises three floors with rooms arranged around an open patio.
Dates: 1908 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Kingston Harbour], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/24
Scope and Contents 230 x 177 mm. A view from the harbour showing steamers moored at the wharves on the Kingston dockside, with mountains in the distance.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Market Women, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/28
Scope and Contents 229 x 180 mm. Showing a group of Jamaican women and a donkey posing by the roadside with baskets of produce on their heads.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Military cantonments at Newcastle], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/25
Scope and Contents 230 x 179 mm. A view looking down on the military emplacements perched on the side of a steep hill: 'High, High, High High up in the hills behind the capital, appearing as white specks on the mountain side, are the military cantonments of Newcastle, hanging in terraces like a monastery in Tibet... Perched at a height of four thousand feet above the level of the sea, these barracks were erected by Sir Charles Metcalfe, Governor from 1839 to 1841, for the benefit of the white troops, which were...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Myrtle Bank Hotel, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/17
Scope and Contents 231 x 178 mm. A view from the lawn showing the rear facades of the hotel, with guests standing on the verandah. The hotel is in Harbour Street, Kingston: 'The Myrtle Bank Hotel has become a synonym for everything associated with elegance and comfort in accommodation, the superlative in food and wine, and all that is best and brightest in the innumerable phases of attraction so indispensable to modern ideals for the needs of the day and the pleasures of the night… On the verandahs of the...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Port Antonio, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/14
Scope and Contents 231 x 178 mm. A view looking down from a hillside above the town on to the small harbour, with house and shops clustered at the water's edge.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Rio Cobre Canal, 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/16
Scope and Contents 230 x 178 mm. A view showing five Jamaicans posing for the camera on the palm-lined banks of the narrow canal. The title is taken from the pencilled caption on the back of the print.
Dates: 1879 - 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[?Roaring River Falls], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/31
Scope and Contents 229 x 179 mm. Showing a waterfall composed of several cascades, possibly the Roaring River Falls.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Unidentified Jamaican town], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/26
Scope and Contents 228 x 177 mm. A view looking across fields towards a small town (possibly Mandeville: compare the Court House seen at the left of this picture with plate 12) with mountains in the distance.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Wag Water [River] Castleton, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/20
Scope and Contents 231 x 177 mm. Showing the rocky bed of the Wag Water River running through hilly scrubland. The river runs northward through Castleton to the sea at Annotto Bay.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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White River, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/30
Scope and Contents 230 x 178 mm. Showing a group of Jamaicans washing in and gathering water from the river. The White River enters the sea on the north coast between Ochos Rios and Oracabossa.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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