Folly Point Lighthouse in Port Antonio, Jamaica

Material Information

Folly Point Lighthouse in Port Antonio, Jamaica
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Jamaica
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Port Antonio (Jamaica) -- Description and travel
Lighthouses -- Jamaica -- 1880-1890
Dwellings -- Jamaica -- Port Antonio -- 1970-1980
Caribbean Sea
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Port Antonio, Portland


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 red and white striped Folly Point Lighthouse was built in 1888 at the tip of the Folly Peninsula, near Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica. The Tower is constructed of masonry and is fire proof. It flashes a white light of two seconds duration followed by eight seconds of darkness. The light is visible for a distance of thirteen miles. In the background is a one-story white house. Slide labeled Port Antonio Jamaica.

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 66: 20 )

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