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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.

Brigade Office

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Views of the ruined Brigade Office, the Army Service Corps offices and other buildings on the West India Regiment Camp in Jamaica, after the 1907 earthquake.

Camp Swallowfield

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Sunken buildings, tilted structures, uplifted railway lines and destruction to other structures at the Swallowfield Camp in Kingston, after the passing of the earthquake in 1907.

Camps - Swallowfield, after earthquake

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Demolished buildings at the Swallowfield military camp in Kingston, Jamaica, by the 1907 earthquake. Several tents have been erected on the grounds.

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 brick wall

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Bricks from a damaged wall arranged on the floor.

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.

Debris on Church Street

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Effects of the 1907 earthquake on Church Street, Kingston, showing a sidewalk covered with bricks and debris.