Loading bananas at Oracabessa, Saint Mary, Jamaica

Material Information

Loading bananas at Oracabessa, Saint Mary, Jamaica
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Jamaica
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Agricultural industries -- Jamaica -- Oracabessa
Transportation -- Jamaica -- Oracabessa -- 1950-1960
Carriages and carts -- Jamaica -- Oracabessa -- 1950-1960
Bananas -- Jamaica -- Orcacabessa
Caribbean Sea
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Oracabessa, Saint Mary


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:
This image shows workers near a banana loading area, while donkey pulled carts wait. Once the bananas are unloaded from the carts they will be placed on awaiting boats in the bay of Oracabessa, Saint Mary, Jamaica. One of Oracabessa’s famous residents was Ian Fleming. Fleming built his house GoldenEye, nearby, where he wrote many of his James Bond books. Slide labeled Aracabessa Banana Sheds.

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:
CFM1972_01a ( Sheet 61:12 )