Myrtle Bank Hotel: This is a view of the building constructed for the 1891 Exhibition in Jamaica and before the great earthquake of 1907.

Myrtle Bank Hotel: This is a view of the building constructed for the 1891 Exhibition in Jamaica and before the great earthquake of 1907.

West India Electric Co., registered in Canada, purchased the horse tramway on 4 December 1897 and began electrification.

Constant Spring Hotel    Built in 1887, by the Colonial Government in Jamaica, this stately, stone mansion stood at some 600ft above sea level. Located 6 miles from Kingston, the Constant Spring Hotel was easily accessible by electric cars. The entrance hall rose to 50ft in height while the structure had three stories.

Constant Spring Hotel Built in 1887, by the Colonial Government in Jamaica, this stately, stone mansion stood at some 600ft above sea level. Located 6 miles from Kingston, the Constant Spring Hotel was easily accessible by electric cars. The entrance hall rose to 50ft in height while the structure had three stories.

Titchfield Hotel    The Titchfield Hotel was constructed around 1891, in time for the opening of the Great Jamaica Exhibition. In 1957, Ainslie and Grabow of the New Ocean House, Massachusetts, managed the Hotel Titchfield. At this time, it was said to have the widest range of modern conveniences such as a plunger elevator, electric lights and direct cable and telegraph services.    From the Postcard Collection of the National Library of Jamaica.

Titchfield Hotel The Titchfield Hotel was constructed around 1891, in time for the opening of the Great Jamaica Exhibition. In 1957, Ainslie and Grabow of the New Ocean House, Massachusetts, managed the Hotel Titchfield. At this time, it was said to have the widest range of modern conveniences such as a plunger elevator, electric lights and direct cable and telegraph services. From the Postcard Collection of the National Library of Jamaica.

Jamaica's Great House, Good Hope

Jamaica's Great House, Good Hope

Alley Church, The Oldest Church in Jamaica    This Anglican Church was founded between 1671 and 1675, as the parish church of Vere. It is lauded as being one of the oldest churches in the island. The present brick structure, which holds the Alley Church, was constructed around 1715 on the same grounds. This type of postcard is one of the “Real Photograph” Series. As this title suggests, these were real pictures and was a format which gained popularity at the beginning of the 20th century.

Alley Church, The Oldest Church in Jamaica This Anglican Church was founded between 1671 and 1675, as the parish church of Vere. It is lauded as being one of the oldest churches in the island. The present brick structure, which holds the Alley Church, was constructed around 1715 on the same grounds. This type of postcard is one of the “Real Photograph” Series. As this title suggests, these were real pictures and was a format which gained popularity at the beginning of the 20th century.

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