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Alexander Berry & son

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Items inside the Alexander Berry & son store - dealers in china, glass and earthenware.

Bert Rose and Pauline Malek, pupils of Rowe's Studio of Dancing

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Bert Rose and Pauline Malek captured during a dance routine.

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Bartering on the Niger

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Enslaved men and women waiting to be auctioned. Soldiers are keeping guard.

Basin, goblet, commode, etc.

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Photograph of a basin, goblet, commode along with other items used hygiene care in ancient days.

Band of the Jaw-Bone John-Canoe

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Lithograph showing three members of a John-Canoe band, assisted by a young boy. Two of the men are playing the Gumbay and Dundun drums and the man on the left is playing a rasp. They are being assisted by a young boy.

An iron gibbet on which rebellious slaves awaited a slow and painful death

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An iron gibbet, used to punish and torture rebellious slaves to death, on display at the Museum of the Institute of Jamaica.

A wholesale and retail store, known all over Jamaica as McNish Ltd.

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The ruined wholesale and retail store, McNish Ltd., after the 1907 earthquake.

A view of Kingston barracks

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A scene at the Kingston Barracks with soldiers and guests standing outside on the grounds.

A view of King Street

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A busy scene at one of Downtown Kingston's principal streets, King Street.

A view of Coke Chapel

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Drawing of the 19th century Coke Chapel building as seen from Parade in Kingston. Congregants are seen exiting the building and gathering in the parade located before the church.