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Historic Picture Gallery

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Enjoy a selection of historic pictures from St Helena.

This page is in indexes: Pictures, Island History, Island Detail

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St Helena Flag until 1984 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena Flag until 1984
Our Flag

Postcard: Heart-Shaped Waterfall (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Heart-Shaped Waterfall
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Postcard: Scenes of St Helena, Dated as 1880. (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Scenes of St Helena, Dated as 1880.
Pictures

Flax Mill, Sandy Bay, 1910 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Mill, Sandy Bay, 1910
The Flax Industry

Rock Rose, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rock Rose, 1962{a}
Saved Buildings

Central island view (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Central island view
Photography

The Rollers of 1846 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Rollers of 1846
A Brief History

Ladder Hill (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ladder Hill{b}
Photography

Heart Shaped Waterfall, 1911 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Heart Shaped Waterfall, 1911
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

The Bridge, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Bridge, 1962{a}
Classic Cars

Fountain unveiling, 1891 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Fountain unveiling, 1891
The Missing Fountain Mystery

St Helena, 1815 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena, 1815{c}
A Brief History

The Friar (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Friar
St. Paul’s

Donkeys, Market St, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys, Market St, 1962{a}
Donkeys

Lace School, 1908 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Friendly Society march (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Friendly Society march
The Friendly Societies

Rupert’s before the new wharf (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rupert’s before the new wharf
Rupert’s

Original RMS St Helena (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Original RMS St Helena
RMS St Helena

Jamestown, Sainson, c.1840s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, Sainson, c.1840s
Jamestown

St Helena’s Day, 1866 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena’s Day, 1866
St Helena’s Day

Radio St Helena studio after 1976 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Radio St Helena studio after 1976
Radio St Helena

Plantation House, 1809 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1809{d}
Plantation House

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1860s{b}
Photography

Jamestown, 1949 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, 1949
Jamestown

Flax drying at Deadwood, 1910 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax drying at Deadwood, 1910
The Flax Industry

Princes Lodge, 1980 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Princes Lodge, 1980
Historic Buildings In Brief

Plantation House, old porch 1903 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, old porch 1903
Plantation House

St Helena Regiment uniform (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena Regiment uniform
The St Helena Regiment

DWS Antennae, 1970 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
DWS Antennae, 1970
Diplomatic Wireless Station

Linschoten print, 1596 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Linschoten print, 1596
A Brief History

Boer Prisoners at Napoleon’s Tomb (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners at Napoleon’s Tomb
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Rupert’s Beach, 1942 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rupert’s Beach, 1942
Rupert’s

Mundens, from the sea (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Mundens, from the sea{e}
Forts

Jacob’s Ladder, 1942 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jacob’s Ladder, 1942
Jacob’s Ladder

Half Tree Hollow, 1905 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Half Tree Hollow, 1905
Half Tree Hollow

Flax drying, Sandy Bay, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax drying, Sandy Bay, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1903 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1903
Churches of St Helena

SS Papanui on fire, 1911 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
SS Papanui on fire, 1911
Lost Ships

Radio St Helena Outside Broadcast van (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Radio St Helena Outside Broadcast van
Radio St Helena

Plantation House, late 19th Century (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, late 19th Century
Plantation House

Painting from a contemporary sketch of The Rollers of 1846 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Painting from a contemporary sketch of The Rollers of 1846
Weather and climate

Jackson’s chemists, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jackson’s chemists, c.1900
Historic Buildings

Boer prisoners arriving (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer prisoners arriving
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

LongwoodHouse, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
LongwoodHouse, 1947
Longwood House

St Helena by Thomas Luny, 1788 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena by Thomas Luny, 1788
A Brief History

Briars Pavilion, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Briars Pavilion, 1962{a}
The Briars Pavilion

Removal of Napoleon’s body, 1840 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Removal of Napoleon’s body, 1840
Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Street in Jamestown, 1970s? (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon Street in Jamestown, 1970s?
Jamestown

King George VI meets Jonathan, 1947 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
King George VI meets Jonathan, 1947
Jonathan the tortoise

Lemon Valley, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lemon Valley, 1860s{b}
Lemon Valley

St. Matthew’s, 1920s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Matthew’s, 1920s
Churches of St Helena

Postcard: Napoleon’s Funeral (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Napoleon’s Funeral
Napoleon Bonaparte

Jamestown from The Ladder, c.1960s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from The Ladder, c.1960s
Jamestown

ProtestMarch, Jamestown - date unknown [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
ProtestMarch, Jamestown - date unknown
Could you live here?

Memorial Fountain, 1920s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Memorial Fountain, 1920s
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Council Meeting, 1888 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Council Meeting, 1888
The Governor of St Helena

Thorpe’s grocery shop, 1970s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Thorpe’s grocery shop, 1970s
Shopping: What to buy

Briars Pavilion, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Briars Pavilion, 1860s{b}
The Briars Pavilion

Main Street, Jamestown, 1991 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, Jamestown, 1991
Jamestown

The road to Longwood, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The road to Longwood, 1962{a}
Saved Buildings

Theatre and barracks, 1809 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Theatre and barracks, 1809{d}
Theatres

The Market, probably late 19th Century (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market, probably late 19th Century
Historic Buildings

The Charabanc, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Charabanc, 1962{a}
Classic Cars

Drawing of Jamestown, 1789 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Drawing of Jamestown, 1789
Jamestown

General Cronje and officers, c.1901 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
General Cronje and officers, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown{f}
Jamestown

Plantatiuon House (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantatiuon House{f}
Plantation House

Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1950 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1950
Donkeys

Flax, 1939 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax, 1939
The Flax Industry

Soldiers, Deadwood, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Soldiers, Deadwood, 1860s{b}
Photography

Alarm gun, 1905 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Alarm gun, 1905
Guns

Chief Dinizulu, c.1908 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Chief Dinizulu, c.1908
Exiles

1st and 2nd RMS, Cardiff 1990 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
1st and 2nd RMS, Cardiff 1990
RMS St Helena

Flax Making in 1962: Loading cut flax (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Loading cut flax
The Flax Industry

Plantation House, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1962{a}
Plantation House

The Wharf, 1815 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Wharf, 1815
Jamestown

WMCA March, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
WMCA March, 1962{a}
The Friendly Societies

Jamestown, by Blake 1830 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, by Blake 1830
Jamestown

Homagee welcomes the Duke of Connaught, 1910 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Homagee welcomes the Duke of Connaught, 1910
Characters of St Helena

SS Papanui on fire, 1911 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
SS Papanui on fire, 1911
A Brief History

Boer Prisoners Parade, c.1901 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners Parade, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Cars in Jamestown, 1968 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Cars in Jamestown, 1968
Classic Cars

Longwood New House, 1823 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood New House, 1823
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Flax Making in 1962: Bullock Cart (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Bullock Cart
The Flax Industry

Castle Gardens, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Castle Gardens, c.1900
Castle Gardens

Jamestown by Bellasis, 1820s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown by Bellasis, 1820s
Jamestown

Postcard: Saint Helena Island (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Saint Helena Island
Photography

Lower Jamestown from Munden’s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lower Jamestown from Munden’s
Jamestown

Postcard: Cable Station (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Cable Station
Communications

Napoleon’s arrival, 1815 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon’s arrival, 1815
Napoleon Bonaparte

Fish Market, 1920s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Fish Market, 1920s
Fishing

Boer Prisoners at High Knoll Fort, c.1901 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners at High Knoll Fort, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Parade, 1945 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Parade, 1945
A Brief History

Charlie Benjamin re-discovering the Ebony (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Charlie Benjamin re-discovering the Ebony
National Flower

The Market, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market, 1962{a}
Historic Buildings

Post Office in Jamestown, 1940 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Post Office in Jamestown, 1940
Jamestown

Flax washing, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax washing, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Touring, 1939-style (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Touring, 1939-style
Visitor Information

Flax Making in 1962: Dusting off (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Dusting off
The Flax Industry

Longwood Avenue, 1890s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood Avenue, 1890s
Longwood

Flax drying on the hillsides, early 1900s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax drying on the hillsides, early 1900s
The Flax Industry

Sandy Bay and the Lots (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sandy Bay and the Lots
Sandy Bay

Postcard: Cenotaph and Wharf (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Cenotaph and Wharf
Jamestown

Lemon Valley rock formations, 1830 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lemon Valley rock formations, 1830
Lemon Valley

Flax pulping, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax pulping, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Main Street, 1974 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, 1974
Jamestown

Billy Stevens (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Billy Stevens
Amateur (‘Ham’) Radio

The Moon building, Napoleon St., 1902 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Moon building, Napoleon St., 1902
Historic Buildings

Wharf buildings, 1890s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Wharf buildings, 1890s
Jamestown

Flax, 1939 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax, 1939
The Flax Industry

Governor’s car, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Governor’s car, 1962{a}
Memories of St Helena

Entrance to The Castle (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Entrance to The Castle
Historic Buildings

Signal House gun, 1968 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Signal House gun, 1968
Guns

Flax Making in 1962: Drying in the sun (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Drying in the sun
The Flax Industry

Plantation House, 1942 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1942{g}
Plantation House

Castle entrance and kids, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Castle entrance and kids, 1962{a}
Memories of St Helena

Ladder Hill Fort, 1860 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ladder Hill Fort, 1860
Forts

Plantation House, 1819 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1819
Plantation House

Postcard: Jamestown street (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown street
Jamestown

Sandy Bay (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sandy Bay
Sandy Bay

Postcard: Various scenes (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Various scenes
A Brief History

Eastern Telegraph Station, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Eastern Telegraph Station, c.1900
Communications

St. Matthew’s, 1875 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Matthew’s, 1875{h}
Churches of St Helena

Grand Parade, 1995 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Grand Parade, 1995
Jamestown

Loading Ladder Hill gun, c.1940 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Loading Ladder Hill gun, c.1940
Guns

Postcard: Sandy Bay Valley, Probably 19th Century (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Sandy Bay Valley, Probably 19th Century
Sandy Bay

Main Street, Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, Jamestown{f}
Jamestown

Visit of King George VI, 1947 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Visit of King George VI, 1947{i}
Famous Visitors

Boer camp refuse-removal team, 1900-1902 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer camp refuse-removal team, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Solomons Emporium, 1811 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Solomons Emporium, 1811
Important People

St. James’ Church, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’ Church, 1962{a}
Historic Buildings

Duke of Edinburgh, 1957 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Duke of Edinburgh, 1957
Famous Visitors

Flax Making in 1962: Transport by donkey (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Transport by donkey
The Flax Industry

Briars Pavilion, 1857 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Briars Pavilion, 1857{f}
The Briars Pavilion

Main Street, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, 1962{a}
Jamestown

St Helena’s first car (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena’s first car
Classic Cars

First-known map of St Helena, 1506 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
First-known map of St Helena, 1506
Maps of St Helena

Barnes Road, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Barnes Road, c.1900
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Plantation House, 1815 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1815{c}
Plantation House

King George VI, 1947 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Half Tree Hollow, 1961 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Half Tree Hollow, 1961
Half Tree Hollow

Bamboo Hedge Flax Mill (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Bamboo Hedge Flax Mill
The Flax Industry

Jan Van Ryne, 1754 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jan Van Ryne, 1754
A Brief History

Longwood New House, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood New House, 1860s{b}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Lace School, 1908 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Main Street, 1979 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, 1979
Jamestown

Donkey in use, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkey in use, 1962{a}
Donkeys

Flax Making in 1962: Spreading for drying (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Spreading for drying
The Flax Industry

Friar’s Rock, 1815 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Friar’s Rock, 1815
St. Paul’s

Lace maker, 1925 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace maker, 1925
A Brief History

Jamestown School, 1906 (now the Community Centre) (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown School, 1906 (now the Community Centre)
Jamestown

Original RMS, c.1980 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Original RMS, c.1980
RMS St Helena

Filming at the Ladder, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Filming at the Ladder, 1962{a}
Memories of St Helena

Postcard: Longwood House (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

Heart Shaped Waterfall (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Heart Shaped Waterfall
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Visit of King George VI, 1947 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Visit of King George VI, 1947{i}
Famous Visitors

Children’s Benefit Society March, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Children’s Benefit Society March, 1962{a}
The Friendly Societies

Postcard: Boers Departure, 1902 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Boers Departure, 1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Shipping, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Shipping, 1860s{b}
Photography

Flax Making in 1962: Stretching out to make rope (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Stretching out to make rope
The Flax Industry

Postcard: Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown
Jamestown

The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian
Historic Buildings

Postcard: Jamestown, from the anchorage (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown, from the anchorage
Jamestown

Plantation House, 1866 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1866{b}
Plantation House

Jonathan, c.1886 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jonathan, c.1886
Jonathan the tortoise

Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown
Jamestown

Donkey Keepers, 1968 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkey Keepers, 1968
Donkeys

Postcard: Jamestown street scene (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown street scene
Jamestown

Napoleon arriving, 1815 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon arriving, 1815{j}
Napoleon Bonaparte

Lace Making (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace Making
Lace Making

The Bridge, Jamestown, 1975 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Bridge, Jamestown, 1975
Jamestown

SS Papanui on fire, 1911 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
SS Papanui on fire, 1911
A Brief History

Memorial Fountain, c.1910 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Memorial Fountain, c.1910
The Missing Fountain Mystery

The Wharf, 1850 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Wharf, 1850
Jamestown

Half Tree Hollow, early 1980s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Half Tree Hollow, early 1980s
Half Tree Hollow

The Run, Jamestown, 1968 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Run, Jamestown, 1968
The Run

High Knoll ‘citadel’, 1821 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
High Knoll ‘citadel’, 1821
High Knoll Fort

Church Valley (Jamestown), 1658 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Church Valley (Jamestown), 1658
Jamestown

Banks Battery, 1992 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Banks Battery, 1992
Forts

Boer Prisoners’ camp [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners’ camp
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Donkeys in Jamestown, 1941 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys in Jamestown, 1941
Donkeys

Liberated Africans (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Liberated Africans
Slaves and slavery

WMCA March, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
WMCA March, 1962{a}
The Friendly Societies

Munden’s Fort, 1809 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Munden’s Fort, 1809{k}
Forts

Northumberland and Myrmidon, 1815 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Northumberland and Myrmidon, 1815
Napoleon Bonaparte

Portuguese map, 1601 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Portuguese map, 1601
A Brief History

Jamestown from Jacob’s Ladder, 1970 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from Jacob’s Ladder, 1970
Jamestown

Postcard: Washday at the camp, Dutch, 1900-1902 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Washday at the camp, Dutch, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

RFA Darkdale, 1941 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
RFA Darkdale, 1941
Lost Ships

Visit of King George VI, 1947 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Visit of King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Officers’ Mess (now Post Office) (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Officers’ Mess (now Post Office)
Jamestown

Sandy Bay lines, 1862 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sandy Bay lines, 1862
Sandy Bay

The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian
Historic Buildings

Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910
Famous Visitors

Boer Prisoners, c.1901 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Napoleon St, 1982 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon St, 1982{l}
Jamestown

Flax Making in 1962: Rope bobbin (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Rope bobbin
The Flax Industry

Lace School, 1908 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Scene at High Knoll, WW2 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Scene at High Knoll, WW2
High Knoll Fort

Napoleon’s arrival (French image), 1815 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon’s arrival (French image), 1815
Napoleon Bonaparte

Boer Prisoners unloading, 1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners unloading, 1900
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Jamestown, probably 1950s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, probably 1950s
Jamestown

Papanui on fire, 1911 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Papanui on fire, 1911
Lost Ships

The Wharf, 1815 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Wharf, 1815
Jamestown

Prosperous Plain before the airport (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Prosperous Plain before the airport
Building St Helena Airport

South West Point Telegraph Post, 1903 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
South West Point Telegraph Post, 1903
Communications

Flax stripping, 1907 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax stripping, 1907
The Flax Industry

King George VI, 1947 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1911 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1911
Churches of St Helena

Francis Plain, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Francis Plain, c.1900
St. Paul’s

Plantation House, 1821 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1821{m}
Plantation House

Prosperous Bay Signal Station, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Prosperous Bay Signal Station, c.1900
Forts

The Cannister and The Run, C.1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Cannister and The Run, C.1860s
Jamestown

The Market, 1963 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market, 1963
Historic Buildings

St. James’ church, 1890 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’ church, 1890
Churches of St Helena

Homagee’s Daughter’s lavish wedding (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Homagee’s Daughter’s lavish wedding
Characters of St Helena

St. Matthew’s, c.1903 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Matthew’s, c.1903
Churches of St Helena

Flax Making in 1962: Winding machine (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Winding machine
The Flax Industry

Memorial Fountain, 1890-194? (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Memorial Fountain, 1890-194?
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Postcard: Longwood Avenue (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood Avenue
Longwood

Jamestown from the bay, 1812 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from the bay, 1812
Jamestown

Sliding Jacob’s Ladder, 1975 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sliding Jacob’s Ladder, 1975
Jacob’s Ladder

Mini near the Diplomatic Wireless Station, 1970 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Mini near the Diplomatic Wireless Station, 1970
Diplomatic Wireless Station

Flax rope making, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax rope making, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1900
Donkeys

Wharf guns, 1968 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Wharf guns, 1968
Guns

Plantation House, 1795 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1795
Plantation House

St. Mary’s, The Briars, 1982 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Mary’s, The Briars, 1982{l}
Churches of St Helena

Old Porteous house (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Old Porteous house
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Parade at Ladder Hill Fort (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Parade at Ladder Hill Fort
Forts

Postcard: Napoleon’s Tomb (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Napoleon’s Tomb
Napoleon’s Tomb

Flax being transported, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax being transported, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Burying the time capsule, 1993 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Burying the time capsule, 1993
A Brief History

St Helena Airport construction (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena Airport construction
Building St Helena Airport

Tony Leo at Radio St Helena, 1980 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Tony Leo at Radio St Helena, 1980
Radio St Helena

Jackson’s the chemists (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jackson’s the chemists
Historic Buildings

St. Matthew’s Church, 1920s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Matthew’s Church, 1920s
Churches of St Helena

Jamestown wharf, 1877 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown wharf, 1877
Jamestown

Now the Post Office (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Now the Post Office
Historic Buildings

Andries Smorenburg, c.1901 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Andries Smorenburg, c.1901
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Flax Mill at Bamboo Hedge, early 1900s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Mill at Bamboo Hedge, early 1900s
The Flax Industry

The Castle and fortifications, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Castle and fortifications, 1860s{b}
Photography

Big fish, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Big fish, c.1900
Fishing

Ford cars, 1991 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ford cars, 1991
Driving in St Helena

Donkey in use, 1970 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkey in use, 1970
Donkeys

Boer cam in Blue Hill, 1900-1902 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer cam in Blue Hill, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Postcard: Longwood House (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

Flax Making in 1962: Loading for export (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Loading for export
The Flax Industry

DWS Buildings, 1970 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
DWS Buildings, 1970
Diplomatic Wireless Station

Street scene, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Street scene, c.1900
Jamestown

Banks Battery, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Banks Battery, 1860s{b}
Forts

Postcard: Napoleon (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Napoleon
Napoleon’s Tomb

Jamestown, 1794 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, 1794
Jamestown

Postcard: ‘The Ridges’ (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: ‘The Ridges’
Diana’s Peak

Removing the steeple at St. James’, 1980 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Removing the steeple at St. James’, 1980
Historic Buildings

Jamestown from Mundens Hill, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from Mundens Hill, 1860s{b}
Photography

Flax Making in 1962: Washing (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Washing
The Flax Industry

Sandy Bay, 1809 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sandy Bay, 1809{n}
Sandy Bay

Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown
Jamestown

Sunday morning, 1930s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sunday morning, 1930s
A Brief History

Spangereid sinking, 1920 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Spangereid sinking, 1920
Lost Ships

Officers’ Club (now Consulate Hotel) (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Officers’ Club (now Consulate Hotel)
Jamestown

WMCA March (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
WMCA March
The Friendly Societies

St. James’, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’, 1860s{b}
Photography

Visit of King George VI, 1947 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Visit of King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Postcard: Longwood House (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

St. James’ church, 1942 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’ church, 1942
Churches of St Helena

Postcard: Mundens, from Ruperts (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Mundens, from Ruperts
Forts

Rupert’s Beach, 1942 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rupert’s Beach, 1942
Rupert’s

Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910
Famous Visitors

Chief Dinizulu, c.1889 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Chief Dinizulu, c.1889
Exiles

The Wharf in Jamestown, probably Victorian (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Wharf in Jamestown, probably Victorian
Jamestown

Mundens, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Mundens, 1860s{b}
Forts

Main Street, Jamestown, probably Victorian (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, Jamestown, probably Victorian
Jamestown

The Q5 birthday cake, 2002 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Q5 birthday cake, 2002
Quincentenary of St Helena

Jamestown, 1862 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, 1862
Jamestown

Original ‘Country Church’ (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Original ‘Country Church’
Churches of St Helena

Upper Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Upper Jamestown
Jamestown

Ladder Hill guns in use, 1943 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ladder Hill guns in use, 1943
Guns

Fountain unveiling, 1891 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Fountain unveiling, 1891
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Upper Jamestown, from Barnes Road (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Upper Jamestown, from Barnes Road
Jamestown

Postcard: Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown
Jacob’s Ladder

Flax Making in 1962: Bundled for export (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Bundled for export
The Flax Industry

Donkeys at work, 1941 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys at work, 1941
Donkeys

Military parade in Jamestown, early 1900s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Military parade in Jamestown, early 1900s
Jamestown

Desalination plan in Rupert’s, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Desalination plan in Rupert’s, c.1900
Our (Other) Railway

Jacob’s Ladder (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Ladder

St. James’ Church, 1963 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’ Church, 1963
Churches of St Helena

Eva Benjamin’s, 1970s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Eva Benjamin’s, 1970s
Shopping: What to buy

Longwood House, 1860s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood House, 1860s{b}
Photography

Flax rope making, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax rope making, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Grand Parade in Jamestown, 1901 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Grand Parade in Jamestown, 1901
Jamestown

Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821
Napoleon Bonaparte

Main Street, early 1900s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, early 1900s
Jamestown

Postcard: Jacob’s Ladder (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Ladder

Boer Prisoners departing, 1902 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners departing, 1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Ceremony at Napoleon’s Tomb, 1921 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ceremony at Napoleon’s Tomb, 1921
Napoleon’s Tomb

Jamestown Market, 1991 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown Market, 1991
Historic Buildings

Postcard: Upper Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Upper Jamestown
Jamestown

Theatre after the 1831 fire (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Theatre after the 1831 fire
Pantomime

Radio St Helena studio before 1976 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Radio St Helena studio before 1976
Radio St Helena

Napoleon’s landing, 1815 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon’s landing, 1815
Napoleon Bonaparte

Albacore, 1903 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Albacore, 1903
Fishing

Postcard: Plantation House, probably 19th Century (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Plantation House, probably 19th Century
Plantation House

Postcard: St. James’ and Grand Parade (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: St. James’ and Grand Parade
Historic Buildings

Longwood New House (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood New House{f}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Postcard: Longwood House, Jarrold and Sons, Norwich (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood House, Jarrold and Sons, Norwich
Longwood House

Jonathan, c.1886 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jonathan, c.1886
Jonathan the tortoise

Long Tom gun, 1903 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Long Tom gun, 1903
Guns

Flax Making in 1962: Rope machine (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Rope machine
The Flax Industry

Lace School, 1908 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Postcard: Costal Views (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Costal Views
Photography

Flax Making in 1962: Finished rope (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Finished rope
The Flax Industry

Boer Prisoners arriving, 1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners arriving, 1900
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Main Street, Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, Jamestown{h}
Jamestown

Lace Making (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace Making
Lace Making

Longwood, 1800s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood, 1800s
Longwood

Postcard: Lower Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Lower Jamestown
Jamestown

Flax Making: Drying in the sun [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making: Drying in the sun
The Flax Industry

Celebrating Queen Victoria’s Jubilee, late 1800s (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Celebrating Queen Victoria’s Jubilee, late 1800s
Jamestown

Thorpe’s Grocery, 1993 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Thorpe’s Grocery, 1993
Jamestown

Main Street, Jamestown, 1949 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, Jamestown, 1949
Jamestown

Main Street in Jamestown, 1901 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street in Jamestown, 1901
Jamestown

Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821
Napoleon Bonaparte

Postcard: Flax Mill, Sandy Bay (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Flax Mill, Sandy Bay
The Flax Industry

Guns overlooking Jamestown (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Guns overlooking Jamestown
Guns

Main Street in Jamestown (Fowler), 1863 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street in Jamestown (Fowler), 1863
Jamestown

Postcard: Arrival of the Boer prisoners (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Arrival of the Boer prisoners
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Main Street, Jamestown, 1975 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, Jamestown, 1975
Jamestown

Jamestown from the bay, c.1900 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from the bay, c.1900
Jamestown

Postcard: Jamestown, looking South [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown, looking South
Jamestown

Flax drying, 1962 (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax drying, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Hospital entrance (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Hospital entrance
Jamestown

 

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Credits:

{a} Copyright © 1962 Film Unit, used with permission{2}. The 1962 Film Unit consisted of Charles Frater, Bob Johnston and Esdon Frost who came to the island and made a half hour film called “Island of Saint Helena”, many sound recordings and photographic stills. The full film is available on YouTube™ www.youtube.com/watch?v=YngeIbFUEVw.

{b} John Isaac Lilley, our first photographer?, 1861-1866.

{c} G H Bellassis, 1815

{d} by William John Burchell, botanist & schollmaster. Copyright © the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, used with permission{2}{3}.

{e} Tourist Office

{f} John Melliss from ‘Views of St Helena, By John Melliss, published in 1857

{g} George Moss

{h} John Melliss 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

{i} Tim Cattley; proud to have been ‘island born’ while his father was working here for Cable & Wireless. timcattley@gmail.com

{j} Denzil Ibbetson{4}

{k} W. Innes Pocock, R.N.

{l} Andrew Neaum / Peter Neaum

{m} James Wathen

{n} Henry Salt



Footnotes:

{1} We cannot pay for photos but we do credit the photographer

{2} Reproduced for educational non-commercial use only; all copyrights are acknowledged

{3} Strictly, permission was given to the St Helena Heritage Society to use Burchell’s images for “any Museum of St Helena purpose”, which we consider applies to sainthelenaisland.info.

{4} Ibbetson was one of a handful of British Army officers who were on St Helena for the full six-year period of Napoleon’s exile. He arrived in 1815 with Napoleon aboard the Northumberland, and left in 1823, two years after the Emperor’s death. He was a talented amateur artist.



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