Greater Antilles (island group)
Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:
166 x 115 mm. General exterior view. The caption on the reverse reads 'The new cement factory at Rockfort, at the eastern end of Kingston Harbour, is expected eventually to produce 8000 tons a month for home consumption in addition to a useful amount for export. The clay comes from Kingston Harbour and the limestone and gypsum from nearby mountains'.
Full length portrait of unidentified man.
148 x 116 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'Two classes of children between 8 and 10 years of age are listening together. They particularly enjoy the nature study and music lessons. In this school there are three sets, one given by the Government and the others paid for by the school. At the rear of the class is Mr. R.S. Brooks, the Headmaster'. It also outlines, at length, Government broadcasting in Jamaica.
Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations. Many, though not all, of the slides were taken by Ian Maxwell.
Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations.
A series of photographs relating, as the title suggests, to the areas of communication, commerce and industry. The title was chosen by the National Library of Jamaica, and is one of those based on the headings used for the sections of the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition.
78 x 99 mm. A view showing Corporal Gale standing at attention facing the camera and wearing the uniform of the West India Regiment. This print is half of a stereoscopic view card.
162 x 116 mm. Showing the front of the Court House at Mandeville, a building of similar design to that seen in Y3073B/10. Of square construction with two curving staircases leading to an entrance on the first floor and with an entrance at ground level directly beneath the stairs. This Court House is of a rather more elegant design, however.
151 x 103 mm. Showing a horse and buggy crossing a river, with Jamaicans helping to push the vehicle through the water. Additional information on the back of the print states 'Travelling on the King's Highway. Emo's Buggy, 1904. Before the bridge was made. Crossing Bamboo Pond Johnstone River near Morant Bay, [signed] J.E.K.'.
165 x 105 mm. The Bishop, with upraised arms, is either dedicating the memorial or giving the final benediction. The Rt. Rev. David Williams Bentley (d. 1970) was appointed Assistant Bishop of Jamaica in 1919 and was Bishop of Barbados 1927-1945.
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.
Dr Thomas Lecky receiving the Order of Merit in 1978 from the Governor General of Jamaica in recognition of his outstanding work in the field of cattle breeding, 1978
250 x 200 mm. Photograph by Thomas Bryce.
A series of photographs relating, as the title suggests, to education and science. The title was chosen by the National Library of Jamaica, and is one of those based on the headings used for the sections of the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition.
100 x 76 mm. Showing a young man standing among the stalactites in the caves. 'In these caves situated near Balaclava it is believed the Spanish hid their treasure when driven out by the British in 1655. And here also the persecuted Arawaks sought refuge during the Spanish occupation'. (Clemens)