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Burned & wrecked district, Kingston

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Workers using mules and carts to help with clearing of bricks and debris after the 1907 earthquake, Kingston.

Chief of staff house, Port Royal, back view

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A soldier and a woman stand by a section of the Chief of Staff's house that has sustained significant damage from the 1907 earthquake. There is a gaping hole where the brick wall and roof have broken down and there is a heap of rubble on the ground.

Corner Port Royal and Harbour Streets with Colonial Bank in view

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The Colonial Bank and other buildings damaged by earthquake and fire along Port Royal and Harbour Streets. There is a advertising sign for The Henriques Lumber Company on one of the burnt out buildings.

Corpses under debris

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Corpses (unseen) under debris from earthquake and fire.

Damage to frame building

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A wooden-frame building without walls. In the background, is the Kingston Parish Church with a damaged clocktower.

David Henderson's Corner

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A man stands under an umbrella as other men work on clearing the rubble at David Henderson's Corner (corner of King & Harbour Streets).