The Half Way Tree, Kingston, Jamaica

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Title

The Half Way Tree, Kingston, Jamaica

Description

A scene at the Half Way Tree - a large, spreading guango tree at the border of Kingston and St. Andrew which serves as a rest stop for travellers in the colonial era. Persons are resting under the tree or walking along the road.

Subject

Half Way Tree (Jamaica); Cities and Towns - Jamaica; People; Trees; Baskets; Rest Stops - Jamaica

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection. IN: Valdez Collection

Identifier

D0000799

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Publisher

1800s

Collection

Citation

“The Half Way Tree, Kingston, Jamaica,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 12, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/1081.