An archeological excavation in Spanish Town, Saint Catherine, Jamaica

Material Information

An archeological excavation in Spanish Town, Saint Catherine, Jamaica
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Jamaica -- Spanish Town
Scaffolding -- Jamaica -- Spanish Town -- 1970-1980
Spanish Town (Jamaica) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Spanish Town, Saint Catherine


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:
In 1534 Spanish Town, the capital of Saint Catherine, Jamaica was founded, becoming the oldest continuously inhabited city in Jamaica. The city was once known as Santo Jago de la Vega (Saint James of the Plain) and is built on the West Bank of the Rio Cobre. In the image is an excavation site with a brick foundation. In the background are other buildings in Spanish Town. Slide labeled Jam. Hist. excavation of Span. Town.

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 67: 10 )

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