Photographs of Jamaica

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Abstract

This item consists of 82 black-and-white photographs taken while Charles Branch Wilson worked at the Johns Hopkins University's marine laboratory at Port Antonio, Jamaica in 1897. The photographs depict many different scenes, including shots of people, buildings, trees, plants, landscapes, bodies of water, villages, boats, an octopus, and a crustacean. Some of the photos have captions on the back, and they are arranged in plastic protective sleeves.

Date Range

1897

Start Date

1897

End Date

1897

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Marine biology

Place

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

82 photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 11