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Greater Antilles (island group)

Subject Source: Local sources

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Opening the road to New castle through the St. Andrew's and Port Royal Mountains from Kingston, 1889 - 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073A/6
Scope and Contents

244 x 196 mm. A view showing the Governor of Jamaica, Sir Henry Arthur Blake (1840-1918) standing beside a small ornamental wheelbarrow and holding a spade, about to perform the opening ceremony. At the right of the picture stand European officials and spectators, while at the left stands a group of labourers. The exact date of the ceremony has not bee ascertained. Sir Henry Blake was Governor of Jamaica between 1889 and 1897.

Dates: 1889 - 1897
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