Greater Antilles (island group)
Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:
Progress in the Colonies, 1940s-1950s
Public health training in Jamaica, 1940 - 1959
117 x 147 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'The Manager of the Kingston slaughter house, Dr. G.O. Rushie-Grey, lectures students on meat inspection'.
Pulping coffee, Jamaica, 1912
100 x 75 mm. Showing two Jamaican women at work with the pulping machinery (which separates the kernel from the outer husk of the bean) at Oxford Estate, Jamaica.
Re-afforestation is one of the activities included in the 4-H Club Programme. These 4-H Club members are demonstrating the correct method of planting trees, 1940 - 1949
Rio Cobre Canal, 1879 - 1913
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.
[?Roaring River Falls], 1900 - 1910
229 x 179 mm. Showing a waterfall composed of several cascades, possibly the Roaring River Falls.
Ruins of Spanish Monestery [sic] Jamaica, 1912
100 x 76 mm. Showing the crumbling outer walls of the old monastery at Miranda Hill, Montego Bay.
Sav[anna] la Mar, 1900 - 1910
76 x 81 mm. Showing public buildings in Savanna la Mar, a seaport at the south-western corner of Jamaica. Photograph probably by Dr. Sinclair.
Seeing a ship off, 1900 - 1910
135 x 89 mm. A postcard (original photograph) taken from the deck of a ship and looking back towards the jetty where a waving crowd stands.
Settlement to city, 1959 - 1982
A series of photographs relating, as the title suggests, to the developments of settlements. 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.
Shipping cassaia flour from Trelawny wharf, Ja., B.W.I. 15.10.11, 1911-10-15
160 x 115 mm. Showing labourers unloading sacks of flour from a lorry, supervised by a foreman and two pith-helmeted Europeans. The writing on the sacks has been painted on by hand.
Sir Daniel Morris Collection: Views in Jamaica
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.
Sir Daniel Morris Collection: West Indian views
Sugar cane fields near the airport of Haiti, 1933 - 1971
110 x 80 mm. Aerial view.
[The Acting Governor speaking], 1922-11-11
105 x 160 mm. Showing Colonel Herbert Bryan, who performed the ceremony in the absence of the Governor Sir Leslie Probyn, standing beside the cross. (Sir) Herbert Bryan (1865-1950) had a distinguished career as a soldier, and was Colonial Secretary of the Gold Coast 1904-1914, and of Jamaica 1914-1925, though he was absent from the post when on active service in World War I (dispatches five times, D.S.O.), K.B.E. 1925.
The Camp, Newcastle, Jamaica, 1897
229 x 291 mm (overall), 140 x 203 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 a densely populated area, believed to be 'The Camp' indicated in the caption, among distant mountaintops. See Y307J/4 for another image of the same scene.. This print exhibits higher contrast, and has clouds which have been added in to create a more complete scene.
The Causeway linking Portmore, St. Catherine and Kingston was completed in 1969 to facilitate the speedy transportation of the thousands of residents of this area into the Metropolitan area of Kingston, 1959 - 1982
370 x 300 mm. Aerial photograph by J.S. Tyndale-Biscoe.
The Fountain at Constant Spring, Jamaica, 1912
102 x 76 mm. Showing the stone fountain at Constant Spring, a spot about six miles from Kingston at the foot of the Blue Mountains.
The Jamaica Hope, product of many years of research by Dr Lecky, is a cross between the Jersey and the Zebu of India, 1959 - 1982
250 x 200 mm. The caption continues 'The Indian strain in the Jamaica Hope makes it particularly suited to Tropical climates, while still producing a high quality and quantity of milk'. Jamaica Information Service photograph by Thomas Bryce.
The library of the University College, March 1955, 1955-03
153 x 116 mm. General view looking along the reading room, with students at work. The caption outlines, at length, the history of the University College of the West Indies in Jamaica.
The Norman Manley International Airport, one of the busiest and most modern in the Caribbean, handles a monthly average of 1,170 commercial flights and an average of 27,000 passengers monthly, 1959 - 1982
250 x 200 mm. Institute of Jamaica photograph by Keith A. Morrison.
The Officers of the Jamaica Militia, 1960 - 1980
152 x 67 mm. Group portrait. The ink annotation on the reverse reads 'N. and A. Ill. 1899 Oct. Jamaica Infantry Militia. Scarlet, blue facings[?]'. Photographer unknown.
The Old Mill from which the ranch takes its name Rancho del Molino, 1899 - 1920
80 x 55 mm. Probably amateur snapshot.
The old sugar works, Rose Hall Jamaica, 1912
101 x 73 mm. 'Here can be seen the stone aqueduct, the wheel and wheelhouse and much of the old time sugar machinery. In the foreground is the fountain where the mules employed get water. This is all disused now in favour of a thoroughly modern equipment recently shipped out from England.' (Clemens).
The Parade Gardens, Kingston, Jamaica, 1912
99 x 76 mm. Showing the centre of the gardens which face the Kingston Government Offices.