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Montngo Bay (Taken From The Residence Of Mrs Melhado)

Montngo Bay (Taken From The Residence Of Mrs Melhado)

Photographer: Duperly, Adolphe

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1840

Shelfmark: Maps.19.b.12

Item number: Plate 24

Length: 28

Width: 40.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

View of the town of Montego Bay, taken from 'Daguerian Excursions in Jamaica,' by Adolphe Duperly. Montego Bay was the capital of the parish of St James and the second largest port in Jamaica (after Kingston). The Melhados were a wealthy family from London; they owned a large house in Kingston in addition to an estate in Montego Bay.

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