Women buying flowers from street vendors in Kingston, Jamaica

Material Information

Women buying flowers from street vendors in Kingston, Jamaica
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Jamaica
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Cut flowers -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Women merchants -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Street Vendors -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Tourists -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Sleight, Eleanor Friend, 1912-2008
Automobiles -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Kingston


General Note:
The slides were taken on collecting trips sponsored by the William L. Bryant Foundation, where books, music and art indigenous to the regions were gathered. The are organized by geographical location.
General Note:
Becoming a street vendor, also known locally as a higgler, is a common example of small business enterprise in Jamaica. This image shows women street vendors selling flowers, such as calla lilies and carnations to passersby in Kingston. Eleanor Friend Sleight, wearing a plaid dress and holding a white purse, is purchasing flowers. Automobiles on the street including a station wagon and a Volkswagen Beetle. A tanker truck can also be seen. Slide labeled Jam. buying flowers, Kingston.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Central Florida Libraries
Holding Location:
University of Central Florida
Rights Management:
All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816 phone (407) 823-2576, email:
Resource Identifier:
Sheet 58:11