Loading banana, Port Antonio

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Title

Loading banana, Port Antonio

Description

A group of banana carriers walk in tandem, bananas on heads and shoulders as they make their way towards the boat in Port Antonio, Portland. Jamaica was the first country in the world to trade bananas internationally. The banana trade in Portland began in 1868.

Subject

Agricultural Labourers - Jamaica; Banana - Jamaica; Agriculture - Jamaica; Banana Trade - Jamaica; Port Antonio (Portland, Jamaica)

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0001475

Rights

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

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

“Loading banana, Port Antonio,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed April 15, 2024, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/2688.