Tom Cringle's Cotton Tree, St. Catherine, Jamaica

d_0004227_tom_cringle_cotton_tree.jpg

Title

Tom Cringle's Cotton Tree, St. Catherine, Jamaica

Description

Image of the massive cotton tree widely known as Tom Cringle's Cotton Tree. It was named after a character in a popular 19th century novel entitled 'Tom Cringle's Log' (Michael Scott, 1834). This ceiba or silk cotton tree was located in front of the Ferry Police Station in St. Catherine.

Subject

Trees - Jamaica

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0004227

Rights

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

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“Tom Cringle's Cotton Tree, St. Catherine, Jamaica,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 10, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/11.