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Nathaniel Hawthorne

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St Helena Flag until 1984
St Helena Flag until 1984
Our Flag

Postcard: Longwood House
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

Postcard: Various scenes
Postcard: Various scenes
A Brief History

The Run, Jamestown, 1968
The Run, Jamestown, 1968
The Run

Jamestown from Mundens Hill, 1860s
Jamestown from Mundens Hill, 1860s{a}
Photography

The Bridge, 1962
The Bridge, 1962{b}
Classic Cars

St. Matthew’s, 1875
St. Matthew’s, 1875{c}
Churches of St Helena

Ruperts Beach, 1942
Ruperts Beach, 1942
Ruperts

Lemon Valley rock formations, 1830
Lemon Valley rock formations, 1830
Lemon Valley

Banks Battery, 1992
Banks Battery, 1992
Forts and Batteries

Longwood windmill (interior)
Longwood windmill (interior)
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown
Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown
Jamestown

Jamestown by Bellasis, 1815
Jamestown by Bellasis, 1815
Jamestown

Palm Villa Observatory
Palm Villa Observatory
Observatories

Boer camp in Blue Hill, 1900-1902
Boer camp in Blue Hill, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Theatre after the 1831 fire
Theatre after the 1831 fire{d}
Pantomime

Portuguese map, 1601
Portuguese map, 1601
A Brief History

Bridge Memorial Clock, 1964
Bridge Memorial Clock, 1964{e}
Bridge Memorial Clock

Napoleon Street in Jamestown, 1970s?
Napoleon Street in Jamestown, 1970s?
Jamestown

Flax rope making, 1962
Flax rope making, 1962{b}
The Flax Industry

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1860s
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1860s{a}
Photography

Postcard: ‘The Ridges’
Postcard: ‘The Ridges’
Diana’s Peak

Francis Plain, 1964
Francis Plain, 1964{e}
St Pauls

Maldivia Gardens, 1884
Maldivia Gardens, 1884
Maldivia Gardens

St. James’ church, 1942
St. James’ church, 1942
Churches of St Helena

Longwood House, 1860s
Longwood House, 1860s{a}
Photography

Sliding Jacob’s Ladder, 1975
Sliding Jacob’s Ladder, 1975
Jacob’s Ladder

Flax Making: Drying in the sun
Flax Making: Drying in the sun
The Flax Industry

RMS in London, 2016
RMS in London, 2016
RMS St Helena

Fish Market, 1920s
Fish Market, 1920s
Fishing

Jamestown from Jacob’s Ladder, 1970
Jamestown from Jacob’s Ladder, 1970
Jamestown

Postcard: Washday at the camp, Dutch, 1900-1902
Postcard: Washday at the camp, Dutch, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1950
Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1950{f}
Donkeys

Francis Plain, c.1900
Francis Plain, c.1900
St Pauls

Duke of Edinburgh Playground opening, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh Playground opening, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh Playground

Plantation House, 1809
Plantation House, 1809{g}
Plantation House

Swimming, Wharf Steps, 1939
Swimming, Wharf Steps, 1939
Go Swimming!

Donkey keeper, 1939
Donkey keeper, 1939
Donkeys

Napoleon arriving, 1815
Napoleon arriving, 1815{h}
Napoleon

The Castle and fortifications, 1860s
The Castle and fortifications, 1860s{a}
Photography

Briars Pavilion, 1857
Briars Pavilion, 1857{i}
The Briars Pavilion

Boer prisoners arriving, 1900
Boer prisoners arriving, 1900
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Jamestown School, 1906 (now the Community Centre)
Jamestown School, 1906 (now the Community Centre)
Education

Lace Making
Lace Making
Lace Making

General Cronje and officers, c.1901
General Cronje and officers, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

The Market, probably late 19th Century
The Market, probably late 19th Century
Historic Buildings

Cricket, Francis Plain, 1930s
Cricket, Francis Plain, 1930s
Sport in St Helena

Napoleon’s Tomb, 1863
Napoleon’s Tomb, 1863
Artists

Flax processing
Flax processing{b}
The Flax Industry

Boer Prisoners arriving, 1900
Boer Prisoners arriving, 1900
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

150 years celebrations, 1984
150 years celebrations, 1984{j}
A Brief History

Homagee welcomes the Duke of Connaught, 1910
Homagee welcomes the Duke of Connaught, 1910
Characters of St Helena

Flax stripping, 1907
Flax stripping, 1907
The Flax Industry

Two paintings of Napoleon’s Funeral
Two paintings of Napoleon’s Funeral
Napoleon

Memorial Fountain, c.1910
Memorial Fountain, c.1910
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Jamestown wharf, 1877
Jamestown wharf, 1877
Jamestown

Sunday morning, 1930s
Sunday morning, 1930s
A Brief History

Whalemen, with try-pots
Whalemen, with try-pots
Whaling

The Briars, 1844
The Briars, 1844
The Briars Pavilion

Lower Market Street
Lower Market Street
Artists

Longwood House, 1947
Longwood House, 1947
Longwood House

Boer Prisoners at Napoleon’s Tomb
Boer Prisoners at Napoleon’s Tomb
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Governor’s Carriage, 1903
Governor’s Carriage, 1903
The Governor of St Helena

Plantation House, 1866
Plantation House, 1866{a}
Plantation House

Jackson’s chemists, c.1900
Jackson’s chemists, c.1900
Historic Buildings

Bertrand’s Cottage, 1860s
Bertrand’s Cottage, 1860s{a}
Historic Buildings In Brief - Country

St. James’, 1860s
St. James’, 1860s{a}
Photography

Jonathan, c.1886
Jonathan, c.1886
Jonathan the tortoise

The Cannister and The Run, C.1860s
The Cannister and The Run, C.1860s
Jamestown

Wharf postcard
Wharf postcard
Postcards of St Helena

German visitors, 1914
German visitors, 1914{k}
A Brief History

Scene at High Knoll, WW2
Scene at High Knoll, WW2
High Knoll Fort

Ladder Hill Observatory
Ladder Hill Observatory
Observatories

Boer Prisoners at High Knoll Fort, c.1901
Boer Prisoners at High Knoll Fort, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

First Air-Mail, 1964
First Air-Mail, 1964{e}
Postage Stamps

The Bridge, 2001
The Bridge, 2001
Jamestown

Visit of King George VI, 1947
Visit of King George VI, 1947{l}
Famous Visitors

The Moon building, Napoleon St., 1902
The Moon building, Napoleon St., 1902
Historic Buildings

Boer prisoners arriving
Boer prisoners arriving
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Main Street, 1979
Main Street, 1979
Jamestown

Boer Prisoners departing, 1902
Boer Prisoners departing, 1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

St. Matthew’s, c.1903
St. Matthew’s, c.1903
Churches of St Helena

Hospital entrance
Hospital entrance
Jamestown

Flax drying, 1962
Flax drying, 1962{b}
The Flax Industry

Removal of Napoleon’s body, 1840
Removal of Napoleon’s body, 1840
Napoleon

Flax drying on the hillsides, early 1900s
Flax drying on the hillsides, early 1900s
The Flax Industry

St. James’ Church, 1962
St. James’ Church, 1962{b}
Churches of St Helena

Maldivia House, 1970s
Maldivia House, 1970s
Maldivia Gardens

Parade, 1945
Parade, 1945
A Brief History

Eastern Telegraph Station, c.1900
Eastern Telegraph Station, c.1900
Communications

Flax Mill at Bamboo Hedge, early 1900s
Flax Mill at Bamboo Hedge, early 1900s
The Flax Industry

King George VI, 1947
King George VI, 1947{l}
Famous Visitors

de Bry map, 1601
de Bry map, 1601
Maps of St Helena

Flax, 1939
Flax, 1939
The Flax Industry

Clifftop House and Observatory c.1900
Clifftop House and Observatory c.1900
Historic Buildings In Brief - Country

Flax Mill, Sandy Bay, 1910
Flax Mill, Sandy Bay, 1910
The Flax Industry

1, 2 & 3 Main Street, 1963
1, 2 & 3 Main Street, 1963
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Children’s Benefit Society March, 1962
Children’s Benefit Society March, 1962{b}
The Friendly Societies

Longwood New House, 1860s
Longwood New House, 1860s{a}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Parade at Ladder Hill Fort, 1903
Parade at Ladder Hill Fort, 1903
Forts and Batteries

Postcard: Longwood House
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

Donkeys at work, 1941
Donkeys at work, 1941{m}
Donkeys

Billy Stevens
Billy Stevens
Amateur (‘Ham’) Radio

Wharf & Crane, 1795
Wharf & Crane, 1795
Jamestown

Alarm gun, 1905
Alarm gun, 1905
Guns

Postcard: Napoleon
Postcard: Napoleon
Napoleon’s Tomb

Napoleon St, 1982
Napoleon St, 1982{j}
Jamestown

Flax processing
Flax processing{b}
The Flax Industry

Prosperous Plain before the airport
Prosperous Plain before the airport
Building St Helena Airport

Longwood windmill
Longwood windmill
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Flax processing
Flax processing{b}
The Flax Industry

Northwest, drawing 1850
Northwest, drawing 1850
Jamestown

Flax, 1939
Flax, 1939
The Flax Industry

Postcard: Longwood Avenue
Postcard: Longwood Avenue
Longwood

Lace School, 1908
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Return of Napoleon to France
Return of Napoleon to France{n}
Napoleon’s Tomb

Camp Life, Erich Mayer
Camp Life, Erich Mayer{o}
Artists

Tug-of-War, 1970s
Tug-of-War, 1970s
Saints

Jamestown Lines, 1866
Jamestown Lines, 1866{a}
Jamestown

Rock Rose by Broadway, 1806
Rock Rose by Broadway, 1806
Saved Buildings

Visit of King George VI, 1947
Visit of King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Donkeys in town, 1947
Donkeys in town, 1947{l}
Donkeys

The (old) Standard
The (old) Standard
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910
Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910
Famous Visitors

Plantation House, late 19th Century
Plantation House, late 19th Century
Plantation House

Duke of Edinburgh Playground, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh Playground, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh Playground

Longwood House, 1853
Longwood House, 1853
Longwood House

Protest March, Jamestown, 1950s/60s
Protest March, Jamestown, 1950s/60s
A Brief History

The Roads
The Roads
Artists

Postcard: Longwood House
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

Cars at Two Gun Saddle, 1960s
Cars at Two Gun Saddle, 1960s
Classic Cars

Ladder Hill Observatory
Ladder Hill Observatory
Observatories

Longwood windmill
Longwood windmill
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Eva Benjamin’s, 1970s
Eva Benjamin’s, 1970s
Shopping: What to buy

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1962
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1962{b}
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Mary’s, The Briars, 1982
St. Mary’s, The Briars, 1982{j}
Churches of St Helena

Ruperts before the new wharf
Ruperts before the new wharf
Ruperts

Ladder Hill Fort, 1903
Ladder Hill Fort, 1903
Forts and Batteries

Half Tree Hollow, 1905
Half Tree Hollow, 1905
Half Tree Hollow

Secondary Selective School, 1963
Secondary Selective School, 1963
Education

Briars Pavilion, 1860s
Briars Pavilion, 1860s{a}
The Briars Pavilion

South West Point Telegraph Post, 1903
South West Point Telegraph Post, 1903
Communications

Donkey in use, 1970
Donkey in use, 1970
Donkeys

Thornton map, 1704
Thornton map, 1704
Maps of St Helena

Flax processing
Flax processing{b}
The Flax Industry

Empress Eugenie, Arriving
Empress Eugenie, Arriving{p}
Famous Visitors

Sandy Bay lines, 1862
Sandy Bay lines, 1862
Sandy Bay

Jamestown, 1857
Jamestown, 1857{i}
Jamestown

Jonathan, c.1886
Jonathan, c.1886
Jonathan the tortoise

St Helena, 1815
St Helena, 1815{q}
A Brief History

WMCA March
WMCA March
The Friendly Societies

Parade, Jamestown Barracks
Parade, Jamestown Barracks
Other Military Sites

Postcard: Jamestown street
Postcard: Jamestown street
Jamestown

Off for launch, 1968
Off for launch, 1968{r}
Jamestown

Prosperous Bay Signal Station, 1903
Prosperous Bay Signal Station, 1903
Other Military Sites

Governor’s car, 1962
Governor’s car, 1962{b}
Memories of St Helena

Postcard, Hutts Gate, 1910
Postcard, Hutts Gate, 1910{s}
Churches of St Helena

Postcard: Napoleon’s Funeral
Postcard: Napoleon’s Funeral
Napoleon

The Bridge, 1942
The Bridge, 1942
Jamestown

Schooner, St Helena
Schooner, St Helena
RMS St Helena

The Baptist Church
The Baptist Church
Artists

Boer Prisoners unloading, 1900
Boer Prisoners unloading, 1900
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

1, 2 & 3 Main Street, 2016
1, 2 & 3 Main Street, 2016
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Signal House gun, 1968
Signal House gun, 1968
Guns

Library, 1961
Library, 1961
Read articles about St Helena (Older)

Beach party, Sandy Bay, 1903
Beach party, Sandy Bay, 1903
Sandy Bay

The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian
The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian
Historic Buildings

Burying the time capsule, 1993
Burying the time capsule, 1993
A Brief History

Postcard, Jamestown, 1905
Postcard, Jamestown, 1905{s}
Postcards of St Helena

Sandy Bay Lines
Sandy Bay Lines{a}
Sandy Bay

First Air-Mail, 1964
First Air-Mail, 1964{e}
Postage Stamps

Castle entrance and kids, 1962
Castle entrance and kids, 1962{b}
Memories of St Helena

Postcard: Mundens, from Ruperts
Postcard: Mundens, from Ruperts
Forts and Batteries

Mundens, 1860s
Mundens, 1860s{a}
Forts and Batteries

Airport test flight 1985
Airport test flight 1985{j}
Building St Helena Airport

Jamestown, 1949
Jamestown, 1949
Jamestown

Friendly Benevolent Society, 1980s
Friendly Benevolent Society, 1980s
The Friendly Societies

The Wharf, 1815
The Wharf, 1815
Jamestown

Entrance to The Castle
Entrance to The Castle
Artists

Old military hospital
Old military hospital
Other Military Sites

Society march, 1964
Society march, 1964{e}
The Friendly Societies

Postcard: Jacob’s Ladder
Postcard: Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Ladder

Porteous House, post-fire, late 1800s
Porteous House, post-fire, late 1800s{k}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Radio St Helena studio after 1976
Radio St Helena studio after 1976
Radio St Helena

Jamestown, 1815
Jamestown, 1815
Jamestown

Sandy Bay, 1809
Sandy Bay, 1809{g}
Sandy Bay

Mackerel Processing, 1910
Mackerel Processing, 1910{t}
Fish Processing

Drawing of Jamestown, 1789
Drawing of Jamestown, 1789
Jamestown

Ladder Hill Fort, 1860
Ladder Hill Fort, 1860
Forts and Batteries

DWS, Deadwood
DWS, Deadwood
Diplomatic Wireless Station

Sandy Bay
Sandy Bay
Sandy Bay

Parade in Grand Parade
Parade in Grand Parade
Jamestown

Postcard: Jamestown, from the anchorage
Postcard: Jamestown, from the anchorage
Jamestown

Military parade in Jamestown, early 1900s
Military parade in Jamestown, early 1900s
Jamestown

Duke of Edinburgh welcome, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh welcome, 1957
Famous Visitors

Wharf guns, 1968
Wharf guns, 1968
Guns

Jamestown flax mill, 1870s
Jamestown flax mill, 1870s
The Flax Industry

Loading Ladder Hill gun, c.1940
Loading Ladder Hill gun, c.1940
Guns

Longwood windmill
Longwood windmill
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Contemporary drawing Dinuzulu’s arrival
Contemporary drawing Dinuzulu’s arrival
Exiles

Camps by Erich Mayer
Camps by Erich Mayer
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Officers’ Mess (now Post Office)
Officers’ Mess (now Post Office){u}
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Austin 7, 1930s
Austin 7, 1930s
Classic Cars

Postcard: Upper Jamestown
Postcard: Upper Jamestown
Jamestown

Flax processing
Flax processing{b}
The Flax Industry

Longwood Avenue, 1890s
Longwood Avenue, 1890s
Longwood

Central island view
Central island view
Photography

Boer light industry
Boer light industry
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Chief Dinuzulu, c.1908
Chief Dinuzulu, c.1908
Exiles

19th Century wedding
19th Century wedding
Get Married Here

Fountain unveiling, 1891
Fountain unveiling, 1891
The Missing Fountain Mystery

DWS Antennae, 1970
DWS Antennae, 1970
Diplomatic Wireless Station

Lace School, 1908
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Castle Gardens, c.1900
Castle Gardens, c.1900
Castle Gardens

Lower Jamestown from Mundens
Lower Jamestown from Mundens
Jamestown

Donkey, off to market, 1940s
Donkey, off to market, 1940s
Donkeys

Friars Rock, 1815
Friars Rock, 1815
St Pauls

Old Porteous house
Old Porteous house
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Heart Shaped Waterfall
Heart Shaped Waterfall
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Main Street, Jamestown, 1991
Main Street, Jamestown, 1991
Jamestown

Half Tree Hollow, early 1980s
Half Tree Hollow, early 1980s
Half Tree Hollow

Landing steps, 1840
Landing steps, 1840{v}
Jamestown

Former Longwood First School
Former Longwood First School
Education

Thorpe’s grocery shop, 1970s
Thorpe’s grocery shop, 1970s
Shopping: What to buy

‘Stone Age’ worked stone
‘Stone Age’ worked stone
Before Discovery

Grand Parade, 1995
Grand Parade, 1995
Jamestown

Entrance to The Castle
Entrance to The Castle
The Castle

Boer camp refuse-removal team, 1900-1902
Boer camp refuse-removal team, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Plantation House, 1819
Plantation House, 1819
Plantation House

The Charabanc, 1962
The Charabanc, 1962{b}
Classic Cars

Boer Prisoners Parade, c.1901
Boer Prisoners Parade, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Post Office at The Castle
Post Office at The Castle
Postage Stamps

Postcard: Plantation House, probably 19th Century
Postcard: Plantation House, probably 19th Century
Plantation House

Flax washing, 1962
Flax washing, 1962{b}
The Flax Industry

Regiment uniform
Regiment uniform
The St Helena Regiment

Lace Making
Lace Making{l}
Lace Making

Postcard, Jamestown, 1905
Postcard, Jamestown, 1905{s}
Postcards of St Helena

The Last Boer Prisoner
The Last Boer Prisoner
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821
Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821
Napoleon

Maldivia House, 1903
Maldivia House, 1903
Maldivia Gardens

Banks Battery, 1860s
Banks Battery, 1860s{a}
Forts and Batteries

The Ladder, 1962
The Ladder, 1962{b}
Memories of St Helena

Now the Post Office
Now the Post Office
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Ruperts Beach, 1942
Ruperts Beach, 1942
Ruperts

Street scene, c.1900
Street scene, c.1900
Jamestown

The Market, 1962
The Market, 1962{b}
Historic Buildings

Boer Prisoners’ camp
Boer Prisoners’ camp
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Longwood Observatory
Longwood Observatory
Observatories

Longwood, 1800s
Longwood, 1800s
Longwood

Briars Pavilion, 1962
Briars Pavilion, 1962{b}
The Briars Pavilion

Inclined Plane Tariff, 1831
Inclined Plane Tariff, 1831
Jacob’s Ladder

USA Consulate, 1895
USA Consulate, 1895{w}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Napoleon Street, 1920s/30s
Napoleon Street, 1920s/30s
Jamestown

Oakbank, 1863
Oakbank, 1863
Artists

Betsy Balcombe
Betsy Balcombe
Betsy Balcombe

1st and 2nd RMS, Cardiff 1990
1st and 2nd RMS, Cardiff 1990
RMS St Helena

Chief Dinuzulu, c.1908
Chief Dinuzulu, c.1908{x}
Exiles

Advisory Council Opening, 12 June 1940
Advisory Council Opening, 12 June 1940
Government

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1903
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1903
St. Paul’s Cathedral

Plantation House, 1942
Plantation House, 1942{y}
Plantation House

Betsy (older)
Betsy (older)
Betsy Balcombe

Ladder Hill
Ladder Hill{a}
Photography

Heart Shaped Waterfall, 1911
Heart Shaped Waterfall, 1911
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Removing the spire at St. James’, 1980
Removing the spire at St. James’, 1980
Churches of St Helena

Plantation House, 1795
Plantation House, 1795{z}
Plantation House

Donkeys in Jamestown, 1941
Donkeys in Jamestown, 1941
Donkeys

Memorial Fountain, c.1891
Memorial Fountain, c.1891
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Plantation House, 1815
Plantation House, 1815{q}
Plantation House

Jamestown from the bay, 1812
Jamestown from the bay, 1812
Jamestown

Postcard: Napoleon’s Tomb
Postcard: Napoleon’s Tomb
Napoleon’s Tomb

DWS Buildings, 1970
DWS Buildings, 1970
Diplomatic Wireless Station

Andries Smorenburg, c.1901
Andries Smorenburg, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Boer camp, Deadwood
Boer camp, Deadwood
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

St Helena’s first car
St Helena’s first car
Classic Cars

Half Tree Hollow, 1961
Half Tree Hollow, 1961
Half Tree Hollow

First-known map of St Helena, 1506
First-known map of St Helena, 1506
Maps of St Helena

Lower Jamestown, 1890s
Lower Jamestown, 1890s
Jamestown

Memorial Fountain, 1920s
Memorial Fountain, 1920s
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Main Street, 1962
Main Street, 1962{b}
Jamestown

Duke of Edinburgh welcome, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh welcome, 1957
Famous Visitors

Donkey in use, 1962
Donkey in use, 1962{b}
Donkeys

Main Street, Jamestown, 1975
Main Street, Jamestown, 1975
Jamestown

The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian
The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian
Historic Buildings

Postcard: Flax Mill, Sandy Bay
Postcard: Flax Mill, Sandy Bay
The Flax Industry

The Friar
The Friar
Artists

Poor Society Building
Poor Society Building
The Friendly Societies

Ladder Hill guns in use, 1943
Ladder Hill guns in use, 1943
Guns

St Helena Airport construction
St Helena Airport construction
Building St Helena Airport

Ladder Hill view, 1800s?
Ladder Hill view, 1800s?
Jamestown

Postcard: Cable Station
Postcard: Cable Station
Communications

‘Northumberland and Myrmidon’, 1815
‘Northumberland and Myrmidon’, 1815
Napoleon

Sandy Bay and Lot
Sandy Bay and Lot
Artists

Communal taps, HTH
Communal taps, HTH
Water

Flax processing
Flax processing{b}
The Flax Industry

Postcard: Cenotaph and Wharf
Postcard: Cenotaph and Wharf
Jamestown

Maldivia, c.1900
Maldivia, c.1900
Maldivia Gardens

Lace School, 1908
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Last photo of Rock Rose main house, 1903
Last photo of Rock Rose main house, 1903
Saved Buildings

Saturday morning, Jamestown
Saturday morning, Jamestown
Artists

Donkeys, Market St, 1962
Donkeys, Market St, 1962{b}
Donkeys

Postcard: Arrival of the Boer prisoners
Postcard: Arrival of the Boer prisoners
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Jamestown, Sainson, c.1840s
Jamestown, Sainson, c.1840s
Jamestown

Lace maker, 1925
Lace maker, 1925
Lace Making

Longwood New House, 1823
Longwood New House, 1823
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Hutts Gate flax mill, 1870s
Hutts Gate flax mill, 1870s
The Flax Industry

Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, 1887
Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, 1887
Jamestown

Rock Rose, 1962
Rock Rose, 1962{b}
Saved Buildings

Radio St Helena Outside Broadcast van
Radio St Helena Outside Broadcast van
Radio St Helena

Flax drying at Deadwood, 1910
Flax drying at Deadwood, 1910
The Flax Industry

Plantation House, 1962
Plantation House, 1962{b}
Plantation House

Desalination plant in Ruperts, c.1900
Desalination plant in Ruperts, c.1900
Our (Other) Railway

Original RMS, c.1980
Original RMS, c.1980
RMS St Helena

King George VI, 1947
King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Albacore, 1903
Albacore, 1903
Fishing

The Arch, 2016
The Arch, 2016
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Napoleon on the HMS Northumberland
Napoleon on the HMS Northumberland
Artists

Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910
Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910
Famous Visitors

The Rollers of 1846
The Rollers of 1846
Rollers

Lace School, 1908
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

The Wharf, 1850
The Wharf, 1850
Jamestown

Flax drying, Sandy Bay
Flax drying, Sandy Bay{e}
The Flax Industry

Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1900
Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1900
Donkeys

Mundens, from the sea
Mundens, from the sea{aa}
Forts and Batteries

Ladder Hill Fort Parade, 1890s
Ladder Hill Fort Parade, 1890s
Forts and Batteries

Barnes Road, c.1900
Barnes Road, c.1900
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Boer Prisoners’ band
Boer Prisoners’ band{ab}
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Postcard: Sandy Bay Valley, Probably 19th Century
Postcard: Sandy Bay Valley, Probably 19th Century
Sandy Bay

Boer prisoners’ camp entertainment
Boer prisoners’ camp entertainment{o}
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Barracks Square, 1866
Barracks Square, 1866{a}
Jamestown

Boer prisoners’ craft exhibition, 1900
Boer prisoners’ craft exhibition, 1900{o}
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Big fish, c.1900
Big fish, c.1900
Fishing

Main Street in Jamestown, 1863
Main Street in Jamestown, 1863{ac}
Jamestown

Shipping, 1860s
Shipping, 1860s{a}
Photography

Boer prisoners’ craft exhibition, 1900
Boer prisoners’ craft exhibition, 1900{o}
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Mount Pleasant and Sandy Bay
Mount Pleasant and Sandy Bay
Artists

Jamestown, pre-1882
Jamestown, pre-1882
Jamestown

Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821
Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821
Napoleon

Jackson’s chemists, c.1900
Jackson’s chemists, c.1900
Historic Buildings

Original ‘Country Church’
Original ‘Country Church’
St. Paul’s Cathedral

King George VI meets Jonathan, 1947
King George VI meets Jonathan, 1947
Jonathan the tortoise

Seaside, 1974
Seaside, 1974{ad}
Jamestown

WMCA March, 1962
WMCA March, 1962{b}
The Friendly Societies

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1911
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1911
St. Paul’s Cathedral

Brooke Hill, 1809
Brooke Hill, 1809{g}
Historians of St Helena

Napoleon’s arrival (French image), 1815
Napoleon’s arrival (French image), 1815
Napoleon

SS Papanui on fire, 1911
SS Papanui on fire, 1911
Lost Ships

Spangereid sinking, 1920
Spangereid sinking, 1920
Lost Ships

Jamestown Middle Graveyard, pre-1950s
Jamestown Middle Graveyard, pre-1950s
Jamestown

The Wharf in Jamestown, probably Victorian
The Wharf in Jamestown, probably Victorian{ae}
Jamestown

Sandy Bay, 1809
Sandy Bay, 1809{af}
Sandy Bay

Sandy Bay and the Lots
Sandy Bay and the Lots
Sandy Bay

Main Street, early 1900s
Main Street, early 1900s
Jamestown

Ship watering, 1795
Ship watering, 1795
Jamestown

Papanui on fire, 1911
Papanui on fire, 1911
Lost Ships

Lower Main Street, 1798
Lower Main Street, 1798
Jamestown

Boer carpenters
Boer carpenters
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

St. James’ church, 1890
St. James’ church, 1890
Churches of St Helena

Postcard: St. James’ and Grand Parade
Postcard: St. James’ and Grand Parade
Historic Buildings

Boer Prisoners, c.1901
Boer Prisoners, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

The Wharf, 1815
The Wharf, 1815
Jamestown

Duke of Edinburgh Playground opening, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh Playground opening, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh Playground

Plantation House, 1857
Plantation House, 1857{i}
Plantation House

Homagee’s Daughter’s lavish wedding
Homagee’s Daughter’s lavish wedding
Characters of St Helena

Cars in Jamestown, 1968
Cars in Jamestown, 1968
Classic Cars

Main Street, 1930s
Main Street, 1930s{ag}
Jamestown

Soldiers, Deadwood, 1860s
Soldiers, Deadwood, 1860s{a}
Photography

Longwood New House, 1857
Longwood New House, 1857{i}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Investiture, Gov. George Joy, 1947
Investiture, Gov. George Joy, 1947{ah}
The Governor of St Helena

Jamestown, 1794
Jamestown, 1794
Jamestown

Flax drying, Bamboo Hedge
Flax drying, Bamboo Hedge
The Flax Industry

St. Matthew’s Church, 1920s
St. Matthew’s Church, 1920s
Churches of St Helena

Radio St Helena studio before 1976
Radio St Helena studio before 1976
Radio St Helena

Chief Dinuzulu, c.1889
Chief Dinuzulu, c.1889
Exiles

Postcard: Lower Jamestown
Postcard: Lower Jamestown
Jamestown

Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Ladder

Postcard: Longwood House
Postcard: Longwood House{ai}
Longwood House

Long Tom gun, 1903
Long Tom gun, 1903
Guns

Tony Leo at Radio St Helena, 1980
Tony Leo at Radio St Helena, 1980
Radio St Helena

The Friar
The Friar
St Pauls

Flax transport, 1962
Flax transport, 1962{b}
The Flax Industry

Jan Van Ryne, 1754
Jan Van Ryne, 1754
A Brief History

Donkey in use
Donkey in use
Donkeys

The Briars, 1863
The Briars, 1863
Artists

WMCA March, 1962
WMCA March, 1962{b}
The Friendly Societies

Croquet, 1903, Plantation House
Croquet, 1903, Plantation House
Sport in St Helena

Parade at Ladder Hill Fort
Parade at Ladder Hill Fort
Forts and Batteries

The Bridge, Jamestown, 1975
The Bridge, Jamestown, 1975
Jamestown

Postcard: Jamestown
Postcard: Jamestown
Jamestown

Postcard: Jamestown street scene
Postcard: Jamestown street scene
Jamestown

Jackson’s the chemists
Jackson’s the chemists
Historic Buildings

Flax pulping, 1962
Flax pulping, 1962{b}
The Flax Industry

Jamestown Market, 1991
Jamestown Market, 1991
Historic Buildings

Bamboo Hedge Flax Mill
Bamboo Hedge Flax Mill{b}
The Flax Industry

Upper Jamestown
Upper Jamestown
Jamestown

Main Street, Jamestown, 1857
Main Street, Jamestown, 1857{i}
Jamestown

Castle entrance, 1890s
Castle entrance, 1890s
The Castle

Postcard: Jamestown
Postcard: Jamestown
Jacob’s Ladder

Jamestown from the bay, c.1900
Jamestown from the bay, c.1900
Jamestown

Wharf, 1815
Wharf, 1815
Jamestown

Ruperts Sea Front, 1961
Ruperts Sea Front, 1961{b}
Ruperts

Wharf 1840
Wharf 1840
Jamestown

Jamestown, 1862
Jamestown, 1862
Jamestown

Ceremony at Napoleon’s Tomb, 1921
Ceremony at Napoleon’s Tomb, 1921
Napoleon’s Tomb

St Helena by Thomas Luny, 1788
St Helena by Thomas Luny, 1788
A Brief History

Duke of Edinburgh, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh, 1957
Famous Visitors

Guns overlooking Jamestown
Guns overlooking Jamestown
Guns

The (old) Standard
The (old) Standard{w}
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Church Valley (Jamestown), 1658
Church Valley (Jamestown), 1658
Jamestown

RFA Darkdale, 1941
RFA Darkdale, 1941
Lost Ships

Plantation House, 1821
Plantation House, 1821{aj}
Plantation House

Officers’ Club (now Consulate Hotel)
Officers’ Club (now Consulate Hotel){u}
Jamestown

SS Papanui, next day
SS Papanui, next day
Lost Ships

Flax rope making, 1962
Flax rope making, 1962{b}
The Flax Industry

Prosperous Bay Plain pre-Airport
Prosperous Bay Plain pre-Airport
Building St Helena Airport

Fountain unveiling, 1891
Fountain unveiling, 1891
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Main Street, Jamestown, probably Victorian
Main Street, Jamestown, probably Victorian
Jamestown

Plantation House, old porch 1903
Plantation House, old porch 1903
Plantation House

Princes Lodge, 1980
Princes Lodge, 1980
Historic Buildings In Brief - Country

Jacob’s Ladder, 1942
Jacob’s Ladder, 1942{m}
Jacob’s Ladder

Longwood Gate, 1853
Longwood Gate, 1853
Longwood

Memorial Fountain, 1890-194?
Memorial Fountain, 1890-194?
The Missing Fountain Mystery

WMCA March, 1962
WMCA March, 1962{b}
The Friendly Societies

St. Matthew’s, 1920s
St. Matthew’s, 1920s
Churches of St Helena

Francis Plain before levelling, 1961
Francis Plain before levelling, 1961{b}
St Pauls

Prosperous Bay Signal Station, c.1900
Prosperous Bay Signal Station, c.1900
Forts and Batteries

Zulu prisoners, 1907
Zulu prisoners, 1907
Exiles

Napoleon’s landing, 1815
Napoleon’s landing, 1815
Napoleon

Flax drying, Sandy Bay, 1962
Flax drying, Sandy Bay, 1962{b}
The Flax Industry

Painting of The Rollers of 1846
Painting of The Rollers of 1846
Rollers

Postcard: Boers Departure, 1902
Postcard: Boers Departure, 1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Visit of King George VI, 1947
Visit of King George VI, 1947{l}
Famous Visitors

Touring, 1939-style
Touring, 1939-style
Visitor Information

The Market, 1963
The Market, 1963
Historic Buildings

Masons, 1941
Masons, 1941
Saints

SS Papanui on fire, 1911
SS Papanui on fire, 1911
A Brief History

Jamestown in Napoleon’s time?
Jamestown in Napoleon’s time?
Jamestown

Jamestown, 1930s
Jamestown, 1930s
Jamestown

Visit of King George VI, 1947
Visit of King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Napoleon figurine
Napoleon figurine
Napoleon

Original RMS St Helena
Original RMS St Helena
RMS St Helena

Solomon’s Emporium, 1811
Solomon’s Emporium, 1811
Important People

Postcard: Jamestown, looking South
Postcard: Jamestown, looking South
Jamestown

Postcard: Heart-Shaped Waterfall
Postcard: Heart-Shaped Waterfall
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Lemon Valley, 1860s
Lemon Valley, 1860s{a}
Lemon Valley

Postcard: Saint Helena Island
Postcard: Saint Helena Island
Photography

Postcard: Scenes of St Helena, Dated as 1880.
Postcard: Scenes of St Helena, Dated as 1880.
Pictures

The Q5 birthday cake, 2002
The Q5 birthday cake, 2002
Quincentenary of St Helena

Ladder Hill barracks, 1943
Ladder Hill barracks, 1943{m}
Forts and Batteries

1, 2 & 3 Main Street, 2009
1, 2 & 3 Main Street, 2009
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Wharf buildings, 1890s
Wharf buildings, 1890s
Jamestown

Donkey Keepers, 1968
Donkey Keepers, 1968
Donkeys

Linschoten print, 1596
Linschoten print, 1596
A Brief History

Liberated Africans
Liberated Africans
Slaves and slavery

Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown
Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown
Jamestown

Upper Jamestown, from Barnes Road
Upper Jamestown, from Barnes Road
Jamestown

Postcard: Costal Views
Postcard: Costal Views
Photography

Ford cars, 1991
Ford cars, 1991
Driving in St Helena

Flax processing
Flax processing{b}
The Flax Industry

Main Street, 1974
Main Street, 1974
Jamestown

Jamestown from The Ladder, c.1960s
Jamestown from The Ladder, c.1960s
Jamestown

The road to Longwood, 1962
The road to Longwood, 1962{b}
Saved Buildings

High Knoll ‘citadel’, 1821
High Knoll ‘citadel’, 1821
High Knoll Fort

Duke of Edinburgh, 1957
Duke of Edinburgh, 1957
Famous Visitors

Top of the ladder
Top of the ladder
Jacob’s Ladder

Mundens Fort, 1809
Mundens Fort, 1809{ak}
Forts and Batteries

St. James’ Church, 1963
St. James’ Church, 1963
Churches of St Helena

Theatre and barracks, 1809
Theatre and barracks, 1809{g}
Theatres

Laugh at funny Historic Images (Static) humour - LOL

Credits:
{a} John Isaac Lilley, 1861-1866{b} Copyright (c) 1962 Film Unit, used with permission.{c} From St Helena: A Physical, Historical and Topographical Description of the Island, including the Geology, Fauna, Flora and Meteorology, by John Melliss, published in 1875{d} This image is usually attributed to Denzil Ibbetson, however according to our researches the theatre wasn t burned down until 1831 but Denzil Ibbetson left St Helena in 1823.{e} Paul McCartney, Hobart, Australia.{f} Photograph courtesy of Nick Thorpe.{g} William John Burchell{h} Denzil Ibbetson{i} From Views of St Helena, by G.W. Melliss, published in 1857{j} Andrew/Peter Neaum{k} Clifford Masters{l} Tim Cattley{m} Robert Stephen, a World War 2 serviceman stationed here, from his memoirs Around the Atlantic{n} Sebastian Mayer{o} Robin Woodruff{p} Wirebird, the magazine of Friends of St Helena., originally from the Illustrated London News, 7th August 1880.{q} G H Bellasis, 1815{r} Sheila Cook, one of the Royal Engineers Team from 1978/80{s} St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society (SHATPS){t} Ian Bruce{u} St Helena, The Historic Island, From Its Discovery To The Present Date, by E. L. Jackson, published in 1905{v} Durand Brager Debarcadere{w} Adam Sizeland{x} St Helena Travel{y} George Moss{z} By W. Thomas, for European Magazine.{aa} Tourist Office{ab} Nico Moolman{ac} JE Fowler{ad} Hugh Crallan{ae} Thomas Jackson, Island Chemist{af} Henry Salt{ag} Neil Fantom{ah} Fondation Napoleon{ai} Jarrold and Sons, Norwich{aj} James Wathen{ak} W. Innes Pocock, R.N.

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