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Jamaican Independence

from Commonwealth Stamp Store On Line

Jamaica 1962 Independence SG 193 Fine Used

Jamaica 1962 Independence Fine Used SG 193 Scott 181 Other West Indies and British Commonwealth Stamps HERE!

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The first set of people in the new world to achieved their independence through guerilla warfare - Must be Jamaican

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Jamaica as it used to be

Striking images - shortly to be auctioned - show the Caribbean island in the early years of photography.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Jamaica as it used to be

Jamaica as it used to be - Telegraph A striking collection of old photographs recording Jamaica at the turn of the 20th century will shortly go to auction at Bonhams in London. Gathered from the pioneering photographic studios of the era, they give a startling sense of life for Jamaican families at work and play in the country.

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“Maroons from Accompong, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica,” from the National Library of Jamaica Photograph Collection, ca. 1968. Accompong is an historical Maroon village in the parish of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. It is named after the Maroon leader, Accompong, brother of Quao, Cudjoe (or Kojo), Cuffy and Nanny, also Maroon leaders from the Ashanti family of Ghana.

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TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: DOMINICA ISLAND: BLACKS IN THE UNSPOILED BEAUTY OF CARIBBEAN AND THE FIRST AFRICANS IN CARIBBEAN TO HAVE BLACK CONTROLLED LEGISLATURE

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"Conversation" by Jamaican artist Barrington Watson

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