Vehicles parked in front of Bath Fountain Hotel and Spa in Bath, Saint Thomas, Jamaica

Material Information

Vehicles parked in front of Bath Fountain Hotel and Spa in Bath, Saint Thomas, Jamaica
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Jamaica
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Bath (Jamaica) -- Description and trave
Medical tourism -- Jamaica -- Bath
Mineral waters -- Therapeutic use -- Jamaica -- Bath
Rivers -- Jamaica -- Bath
Automobiles -- Jamaica -- Bath -- 1970-1980
Mountains -- Jamaica -- Bath -- 1970-1980
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Bath, Saint Thomas


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:
The town of Bath is located in the John Crow Mountains in Saint Thomas, Jamaica. Mineral springs flow from the rocks and are piped into the bath house, pictured, where the cold and hot waters of the springs are mixed together. The water’s high mineral (sulfur and lime) content is believed to have medicinal properties. The bath has been officially known as the Bath of the Saint Thomas the Apostle. Bath Fountain Hotel and Spa is run by the Jamaican Ministry of Tourism. In front of the building are many automobiles including a taxi. Along the stream, pictured, are dasheens (taros), ferns, palms, and other trees. Slide labeled Jam. St. Thomas min bath at Bath (SE).

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Central Florida Libraries
Holding Location:
University of Central Florida
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
CFM1972_01a ( Sheet 61:11 )