Greater Antilles (island group)
Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:
A series of photographs of inter-university events. Photographer unknown.
Modern multi-storied buildings now adorn Kingston's waterfront in place of shrubbery and ramshackle warehouses. The temporary headquarters of the Seabed Authority is located in this area, 1959 - 1982
370 x 300 mm.
Montego Bay, circa 1959, the most popular tourist resort and second largest town in Jamaica. It is situated on the north-western coast of Jamaica, 1959
250 x 200 mm.
229 x 291 mm (overall), 101 x 139 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph is taken from an elevated location and shows treetops and rooftops at the coast. Open water, a ship and land are visible in the background.
250 x 200 mm. The caption reads 'Twenty years later, in 1979, the scene is startlingly different, with several resort complexes and shopping malls on the coastline. Ocho Rios is also a bauxite port and the combined effect of both industries has contributed to the growth of the town as a commercial centre'.
53 x 86 mm. Full length portrait of an unidentified officer. The annotation continues 'From the collection of the Marquess of Cambridge'. Another annotation, in a different hand and ink, appears to give instructions to a printer as to how this photograph should be subtitled in a publication.
162 x 113 mm. Showing the front façade of Kings House, built for Henry Moore, who administered the island from 1756 to 1762. This façade is now all that remains of the building, the interior having been destroyed by fire in 1925. The building is situated in the Plaza in Spanish Town.
Opening of a new road leading to Newcastle through the Mountains of St. Andrew and the Port Royal Mountains from Kingston, 1889 - 1897
244 x 194 mm. A view looking south towards Kingston and Port Royal from the wooded hills of the St. Andrew's Mountains, with a fence and part of a road visible in the foreground.
Opening the road to New castle through the St. Andrew's and Port Royal Mountains from Kingston, 1889 - 1897
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.
75 x 98 mm. A view looking along a palm-lined path leading to an estate.
162 x 116 mm. Showing the church with its square tower, taken from outside the churchyard. Mandeville lies about 40 miles west of Kingston in the centre of the island.
Contains loose, miscellaneous prints of various sizes photographed by A. Duperly and Son, Young Brothers, S.C. Scott and Dr Sinclair. Most of the photographs have pencilled captions on the back; those prints for which captions were composed are enclosed in square brackets.
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.
161 x 116 mm. Showing a small group of Jamaican men and women standing in front of the stone courthouse. With hills in the background. Cedar Valley lies about ten miles east of Kingston at the foot of the Blue Mountains.
A series of photographs relating, as the title suggests, to the move towards independence. 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.
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.
Port Kaiser, situated on the north coast of Jamaica is one of the ports used for the shipment of the bauxite ore, the mainstay of the island's economy, 1959 - 1982
250 x 200 mm. Aerial photograph by J.S. Tynedale-Biscoe.
229 x 291 mm (overall), 101 x 139 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image in bottom left corner, print captioned by hand, in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph is taken from an elevated location and shows rooftops and treetops looking towards the coast and open water, with a ship and land visible in the background.
250 x 200 mm. The caption reads 'The same area today houses thousands of Jamaicans in several housing schemes as housing developers, including the Government, attempted to solve the problem of overcrowding in the metropolitan area of Kingston by extending its boundaries to include the adjoining lowlands of St. Catherine'.
Princess Margaret, as Queen Elizabeth's representative, reads the Throne Speech at the Opening of Parliament on 7 August 1962, 1962-08-07
370 x 300 mm. Daily Gleaner photograph.
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