The tail end of Port Royal, Jamaica, after the earthquake, Ja. 14th, 1907

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Title

The tail end of Port Royal, Jamaica, after the earthquake, Ja. 14th, 1907

Description

Flooding at the end of Port Royal following destruction from earthquake on January 14, 1907. The sea level has risen significantly, almost covering the palm trees at the harbour.

Subject

Earthquakes; Port Royal (Jamaica); Trees; Harbours - Earthquake effects; Earthquake effects; Seas; Floods; Natural disasters

Creator

Gardner

Date

1907

Source

NLJ Postcard Collection

Identifier

D0005020

Rights

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

Format

JPEG

Type

Postcard

Citation

Gardner, “The tail end of Port Royal, Jamaica, after the earthquake, Ja. 14th, 1907,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 13, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/4138.