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Item ID: 168515  
  

Jamaica Great Earthquake Disaster Port Royal Street, Kingston 1907 Old Postcard

Vintage Old Postcard. Jamaica. British West Indies. W.I. Guards Soldiers. Great Earthquake Disaster, Disasters. Ruins. Port Royal Street, Kingston. 1907.

Publisher: Valentine's Series
Faults: Creases at top right
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:£16.99€22.09US$22.94

Jamaica Great Earthquake Disaster Port Royal Street, Kingston 1907 Old Postcard


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