Photographs - The National Library of Jamaica

Photographs

The Photograph Collection is a large collection which dates back to 1844 when Adolphe Duperly published his Daguerrian Excursions in Jamaica. It is a collection of views and public buildings taken by Duperly with the daguerreotype, printed in Paris.

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By the end of the 19th century photography had been well established in Jamaica and the National Library has a representative collection of the works of many of these photographers such as J. B. Valdez, Cleary and Elliott, Duperly and Sons and J.W. Brennan.

Search our Photograph Collection here.