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  • Tags: Country life - Jamaica

Slight sketch of Caledonia Pen, parish of Westmoreland, Jamaica - quarters of 84th detacht. in 1835

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Living quarters in the hills of Caledonia Pen, Westmoreland, for the 84th detachment of the West India Regiment. In the lower left foreground, women are laundry and to the right two men can be seen tending to donkeys and a horse.

The cook

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Elderly woman sitting on her step prepping food for cooking.

The barber

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A barber grooming his client's hair outside a hut.

Sunday in Jamaica

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A postcard from the Gardner's series showing a man, woman and child walking towards a church one Sunday in Jamaica. The man, dressed in suit and hat, is carrying a book [possibly a bible] in hand and is looking back at a bunch of bananas as he walks…

Street, Black River

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Persons travelling in a horse-drawn carriage along a street in Black River, St. Elizabeth.

Two peasants

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Two women standing together. They are wearing typical peasant dress and headwear.

Basket seller, Jamaica

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A man balances his baskets on a stick of bamboo as he transports them for sale.

I'm jiggered

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Two boys sitting with one helping the other to take chiggers from his foot.