(19th CENTURY--JAMAICA) An album with 24 photographs of the island's landscape and people.
Includes depictions of lush rainforests, mountainous landscapes, roaring rivers, street views, and the new and old King's Houses. Albumen prints (24), the images measuring 6x9 to 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches (15.2x22.9 to 19.1x24.1 cm.), and the reverse, the mounts 11x14 inches (27.9x35.6 cm.), 8 prints with James Valentine & Sons' initials, title, and inventory number, in the negative, and the remaining prints numbered with a location notation, in ink, on mount verso.
WITH--A group of 14 loose photographs taken by biology graduate student R.P. Bigelow of the Johns Hopkins University's expedition to Jamaica. Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 3 5/8x4 5/8 inches (9.2x11.7 cm.), the sheets slightly larger, with Johns Hopkins University's initials, description, and/or Bigelow's initials, in ink, on verso. 1891