Prints - The National Library of Jamaica


The Print Collection consists of pictorial and graphic representation of life in Jamaica and the West Indies dating back to the seventeenth century.

Significant items in the collection include eighteenth century engraving and lithographs by Louis Belanger and James Robertson, and copies of James Hakewell’s A Picturesque Tour Through the Island of Jamaica from Drawings made in the years 1820 and 1821; London, 1825; Joseph Kidd’s, West Indian Scenery;Illustrations of Jamaica, 1833 – 1840; and Isaac Belisario’s Sketches of Character 1837.