"Loading bananas at Port Antonio" 10 1/2" x 13 1/2" photograph on 13 1/2" x 16 1/2" thin undecorated cardboard mount

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Abstract

This is a black-and-white photograph taken while Charles Branch Wilson worked at the Johns Hopkins University's marine laboratory at Port Antonio, Jamaica in 1897. The photograph was taken at Port Antonio and depicts a line of people with bunches of bananas loading them onto ship. There are some other people watching and some smaller boats docked next to the ship.

Date Range

1897

Start Date

1897

End Date

1897

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Port Antonio
  • Jamaica

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007235

Collection name

Charles Branch Wilson papers, 1881-1941 and undated

Physical Description

1 photograph

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 8 Folder 4