"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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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.

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Port Antonio
  • Jamaica


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

Accession #

SIA RU007235

Collection name

Charles Branch Wilson papers, 1881-1941 and undated

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1 photograph

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 8 Folder 4