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The Jamaica cordage coy, May Pen, Clarendon

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Ropes, manufactured by the Jamaica Cordage Company, on display.

The coloured people camp under the banyan tree, Parade Gardens, Kingston

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Displaced people of colour stand by a wire fence located near the large banyan tree at Kingston's Parade Gardens, where tents have been set up following the earthquake and fire that devastated Kingston in 1907.

The chapel, Kintyre scouters' training camp

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Commissioners and other officials gathered at a large rock marking the Camp Chapel at the Kintyre Scouters Training Camp. The writings "no man liveth unto himself" are inscribed on the rock."

The Arms, Port Henderson

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Stone building known as "The Arms" or "Rodney's Lookout" or "Rodney's Arm", located in the old port town of Port Henderson, St. Catherine. It was built by Admiral George Rodney on a summit of the Port Henderson Hills
between 1780- 1782 as an old…

Ten views in the island of Antigua - shipping sugar

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Barrels of sugar being rolled onto a wooden barge which will be taking sugar to the vessels at sea. Horse and ox drawn carriages were used to take the barrels of sugar to the shore. A section of the sugar plantation and windmill are seen in the…

Suez - railway station

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Scene at Suez railway station in Egypt with commuters waiting on the train.

The Kingston rubbish cart "get along Sammy! Deres anoder heap furder-up"

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Drawing of the "Kingston rubbish cart" with a group of men, some smoking tobacco, being pulled along in the horse-drawn cart. One of the men standing by the cart is pointing in the direction of another garbage heap that is further up, and another man…

The King's House, Spanish Town

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Historic print of the old King's House in Spanish Town, St. Catherine. King's House was built in 1762 on the site of the Old Spanish Hall of Audience which was demolished in 1761.

The Jamaica Folk Museum, Spanish Town

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The Jamaican Folk Museum (later known as Jamaican Peoples' Museum) located in Spanish Town, St. Catherine. "This museum displays the folk crafts, arts and folk technology of Jamaica and includes tools, building, materials, ceramics, baskets,…