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Item ID: 214935  
  

Jamaica 1909 Old Colour UB Postcard Rio Cohre Bog Walk Bridge River Scene B.W.I.

Vintage Old Colour Postcard. Jamaica. British West Indies. B.W.I. Rio Cohre Bog Walk Bridge over River Scene. 1909.

Series No: 59
Faults: Wear and marks
Background: Jamaica was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492. The name is derived from the word XAYMACA, given it by the original Indian tribe, the Arawaks, who were exterminated by the Spaniards, rulers of the island until 1655. The English, under General Venables and Admiral Penn father of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, took it from the Spanish by conquest and Jamaica later became an Independent Nation within the British Commonwealth in 1962.

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39

Jamaica 1909 Old Colour UB Postcard Rio Cohre Bog Walk Bridge River Scene B.W.I.


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