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St Helena Flag until 1984 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena Flag until 1984
Our Flag

Postcard: Heart-Shaped Waterfall [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Heart-Shaped Waterfall
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Postcard: Scenes of St Helena, Dated as 1880. [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rock Rose, 1962{a}
Saved Buildings

Central island view [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Central island view
Photography

The Rollers of 1846 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Rollers of 1846
A Brief History

Ladder Hill [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ladder Hill{b}
Photography

Heart Shaped Waterfall, 1911 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Heart Shaped Waterfall, 1911
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

The Bridge, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Bridge, 1962{a}
Classic Cars

Fountain unveiling, 1891 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Fountain unveiling, 1891
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Prosperous Bay Plain pre-Airport [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Prosperous Bay Plain pre-Airport
Building St Helena Airport

Donkeys in town, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys in town, 1947
Donkeys

Governor’s Carriage, 1903 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Governor’s Carriage, 1903
The Governor of St Helena

St Helena, 1815 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena, 1815{c}
A Brief History

The Friar [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Friar
St. Paul’s

Off for launch, 1968 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Off for launch, 1968{d}
Jamestown

Clifftop House and Observatory c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Clifftop House and Observatory c.1900
Historic Buildings In Brief - Country

Donkeys, Market St, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys, Market St, 1962{a}
Donkeys

Top of the ladder [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Top of the ladder
Jacob’s Ladder

American Consulate, 1895 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
American Consulate, 1895{e}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Lace School, 1908 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Zulu prisoners, 1907 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Zulu prisoners, 1907
Exiles

Prosperous Bay Signal Station, 1903 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Prosperous Bay Signal Station, 1903
Other Military Sites

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

Friendly Society march [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Friendly Society march
The Friendly Societies

Rupert’s before the new wharf [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rupert’s before the new wharf
Rupert’s

Original RMS St Helena [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Original RMS St Helena
RMS St Helena

Jamestown, Sainson, c.1840s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, Sainson, c.1840s
Jamestown

St Helena’s Day, 1866 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena’s Day, 1866
St Helena’s Day

Radio St Helena studio after 1976 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Radio St Helena studio after 1976
Radio St Helena

Main Street, 1930s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, 1930s{f}
Jamestown

Plantation House, 1809 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1809{g}
Plantation House

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1860s{b}
Photography

Francis Plain before levelling, 1961 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Francis Plain before levelling, 1961{a}
St. Paul’s

Croquet, 1903, Plantation House [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Croquet, 1903, Plantation House
Sport in St Helena

Jackson’s chemists, c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jackson’s chemists, c.1900
Historic Buildings

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

Flax drying at Deadwood, 1910 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax drying at Deadwood, 1910
The Flax Industry

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

Princes Lodge, 1980 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Princes Lodge, 1980
Historic Buildings In Brief - Country

Plantation House, old porch 1903 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, old porch 1903
Plantation House

St Helena Regiment uniform [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Linschoten print, 1596
A Brief History

Boer Prisoners at Napoleon’s Tomb [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer Prisoners at Napoleon’s Tomb
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Rupert’s Beach, 1942 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rupert’s Beach, 1942
Rupert’s

Mundens, from the sea [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Mundens, from the sea{h}
Forts and Batteries

Jacob’s Ladder, 1942 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jacob’s Ladder, 1942
Jacob’s Ladder

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

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

Flax drying, Sandy Bay, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax drying, Sandy Bay, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1903 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1903
Churches of St Helena

SS Papanui on fire, 1911 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
SS Papanui on fire, 1911
Lost Ships

Radio St Helena Outside Broadcast van [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Radio St Helena Outside Broadcast van
Radio St Helena

Plantation House, late 19th Century [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, late 19th Century
Plantation House

Painting from a contemporary sketch of The Rollers of 1846 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jackson’s chemists, c.1900
Historic Buildings

Boer prisoners arriving [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena by Thomas Luny, 1788
A Brief History

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

Briars Pavilion, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Briars Pavilion, 1962{a}
The Briars Pavilion

Removal of Napoleon’s body, 1840 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Removal of Napoleon’s body, 1840
Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Street in Jamestown, 1970s? [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon Street in Jamestown, 1970s?
Jamestown

King George VI meets Jonathan, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
King George VI meets Jonathan, 1947
Jonathan the tortoise

Lemon Valley, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lemon Valley, 1860s{b}
Lemon Valley

St. Matthew’s, 1920s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Matthew’s, 1920s
Churches of St Helena

Postcard: Napoleon’s Funeral [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Napoleon’s Funeral
Napoleon Bonaparte

Jamestown from The Ladder, c.1960s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from The Ladder, c.1960s
Jamestown

ProtestMarch, Jamestown, 1950s/60s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
ProtestMarch, Jamestown, 1950s/60s
A Brief History

Memorial Fountain, 1920s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Memorial Fountain, 1920s
The Missing Fountain Mystery

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

Briars Pavilion, 1860s [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The road to Longwood, 1962{a}
Saved Buildings

Theatre and barracks, 1809 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Theatre and barracks, 1809{g}
Theatres

The Market, probably late 19th Century [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market, probably late 19th Century
Historic Buildings

The Charabanc, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Charabanc, 1962{a}
Classic Cars

Drawing of Jamestown, 1789 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Drawing of Jamestown, 1789
Jamestown

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

Jamestown, 1857 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, 1857{i}
Jamestown

Plantatiuon House, 1857 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantatiuon House, 1857{i}
Plantation House

Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1950 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys in Jamestown, c.1950
Donkeys

Flax, 1939 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax, 1939
The Flax Industry

Soldiers, Deadwood, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Soldiers, Deadwood, 1860s{b}
Photography

Alarm gun, 1905 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
1st and 2nd RMS, Cardiff 1990
RMS St Helena

Barracks Square, 1866 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Barracks Square, 1866
Jamestown

Flax Making in 1962: Loading cut flax [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Loading cut flax
The Flax Industry

Castle entrance, 1890s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Castle entrance, 1890s
Historic Buildings

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

Whalemen, with try-pots [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Whalemen, with try-pots
Whaling

Investiture of Governor George Joy, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Investiture of Governor George Joy, 1947{j}
The Governor of St Helena

Brooke Hill, 1809 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Brooke Hill, 1809{g}
Historians of St Helena

Plantation House, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1962{a}
Plantation House

The Wharf, 1815 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Wharf, 1815
Jamestown

WMCA March, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
WMCA March, 1962{a}
The Friendly Societies

Homagee welcomes the Duke of Connaught, 1910 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Homagee welcomes the Duke of Connaught, 1910
Characters of St Helena

Boer Prisoners Parade, c.1901 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood New House, 1823
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Flax Making in 1962: Bullock Cart [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Bullock Cart
The Flax Industry

Lower Jamestown, 1890s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lower Jamestown, 1890s
Jamestown

Castle Gardens, c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Castle Gardens, c.1900
Castle Gardens

Old military hospital [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Old military hospital
Other Military Sites

Jamestown by Bellasis, 1820s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown by Bellasis, 1820s
Jamestown

Postcard: Saint Helena Island [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Saint Helena Island
Photography

Lower Jamestown from Munden’s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lower Jamestown from Munden’s
Jamestown

Postcard: Cable Station [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Cable Station
Communications

Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821
Napoleon Bonaparte

Fish Market, 1920s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Fish Market, 1920s
Fishing

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

Parade, 1945 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Parade, 1945
A Brief History

Charlie Benjamin re-discovering the Ebony [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Charlie Benjamin re-discovering the Ebony
National Flower

The Market, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market, 1962{a}
Historic Buildings

Flax washing, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax washing, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Touring, 1939-style [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Touring, 1939-style
Visitor Information

Flax Making in 1962: Dusting off [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Dusting off
The Flax Industry

Longwood Avenue, 1890s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood Avenue, 1890s
Longwood

Rupert’s Sea Front, 1961 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rupert’s Sea Front, 1961{a}
Rupert’s

Flax drying on the hillsides, early 1900s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax drying on the hillsides, early 1900s
The Flax Industry

Sandy Bay and the Lots [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sandy Bay and the Lots
Sandy Bay

Postcard: Cenotaph and Wharf [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax pulping, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Main Street, 1974 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, 1974
Jamestown

Billy Stevens [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Billy Stevens
Amateur (‘Ham’) Radio

The Moon building, Napoleon St., 1902 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Moon building, Napoleon St., 1902
Historic Buildings

Wharf buildings, 1890s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Wharf buildings, 1890s
Jamestown

Flax, 1939 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax, 1939
The Flax Industry

Governor’s car, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Governor’s car, 1962{a}
Memories of St Helena

Entrance to The Castle [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Entrance to The Castle
Historic Buildings

Signal House gun, 1968 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Signal House gun, 1968
Guns

Ladder Hill view, 1800s? [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ladder Hill view, 1800s?
Jamestown

Guns overlooking Jamestown [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Guns overlooking Jamestown
Guns

The (old) Standard [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The (old) Standard
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Flax Making in 1962: Drying in the sun [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Drying in the sun
The Flax Industry

Wharf postcard [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Wharf postcard
Postcards of St Helena

Longwood windmill [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood windmill
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Plantation House, 1942 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1942{k}
Plantation House

Castle entrance and kids, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Castle entrance and kids, 1962{a}
Memories of St Helena

Ladder Hill Fort, 1860 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ladder Hill Fort, 1860
Forts and Batteries

Plantation House, 1819 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1819
Plantation House

Postcard: Jamestown street [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown street
Jamestown

Sandy Bay [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sandy Bay
Sandy Bay

Postcard: Various scenes [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Various scenes
A Brief History

Eastern Telegraph Station, c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Eastern Telegraph Station, c.1900
Communications

St. Matthew’s, 1875 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Matthew’s, 1875{l}
Churches of St Helena

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

Loading Ladder Hill gun, c.1940 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Loading Ladder Hill gun, c.1940
Guns

Postcard: Sandy Bay Valley, Probably 19th Century [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Sandy Bay Valley, Probably 19th Century
Sandy Bay

Main Street, Jamestown, 1857 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, Jamestown, 1857{i}
Jamestown

Visit of King George VI, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Visit of King George VI, 1947{m}
Famous Visitors

Boer camp refuse-removal team, 1900-1902 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer camp refuse-removal team, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Solomons Emporium, 1811 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Duke of Edinburgh, 1957
Famous Visitors

Flax Making in 1962: Transport by donkey [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Transport by donkey
The Flax Industry

Briars Pavilion, 1857 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Briars Pavilion, 1857{i}
The Briars Pavilion

Main Street, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, 1962{a}
Jamestown

St Helena’s first car [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena’s first car
Classic Cars

First-known map of St Helena, 1506 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
First-known map of St Helena, 1506
Maps of St Helena

Barnes Road, c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Barnes Road, c.1900
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Plantation House, 1815 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1815{c}
Plantation House

King George VI, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Half Tree Hollow, 1961 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Half Tree Hollow, 1961
Half Tree Hollow

Bamboo Hedge Flax Mill [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Bamboo Hedge Flax Mill
The Flax Industry

Jan Van Ryne, 1754 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jan Van Ryne, 1754
A Brief History

Longwood New House, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood New House, 1860s{b}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Lace School, 1908 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Main Street, 1979 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, 1979
Jamestown

Donkey in use, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkey in use, 1962{a}
Donkeys

Flax Making in 1962: Spreading for drying [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Spreading for drying
The Flax Industry

Friar’s Rock, 1815 [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

Longwood windmill [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood windmill
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Jamestown School, 1906 (now the Community Centre) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown School, 1906 (now the Community Centre)
Jamestown

Original RMS, c.1980 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Original RMS, c.1980
RMS St Helena

Filming at the Ladder, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Filming at the Ladder, 1962{a}
Memories of St Helena

Postcard: Longwood House [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

Heart Shaped Waterfall [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Heart Shaped Waterfall
The Heart Shaped Waterfall

Visit of King George VI, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Visit of King George VI, 1947{m}
Famous Visitors

Children’s Benefit Society March, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Children’s Benefit Society March, 1962{a}
The Friendly Societies

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

Memorial Fountain, c.1891 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Memorial Fountain, c.1891
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Shipping, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Shipping, 1860s{b}
Photography

Flax Making in 1962: Stretching out to make rope [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Stretching out to make rope
The Flax Industry

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

The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian
Historic Buildings

Postcard: Jamestown, from the anchorage [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown, from the anchorage
Jamestown

Plantation House, 1866 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Main Street, Jamestown
Jamestown

Donkey Keepers, 1968 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkey Keepers, 1968
Donkeys

Postcard: Jamestown street scene [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown street scene
Jamestown

Napoleon arriving, 1815 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon arriving, 1815{n}
Napoleon Bonaparte

Lace Making [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace Making
Lace Making

The Bridge, Jamestown, 1975 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Bridge, Jamestown, 1975
Jamestown

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

Memorial Fountain, c.1910 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Memorial Fountain, c.1910
The Missing Fountain Mystery

The Wharf, 1850 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Run, Jamestown, 1968
The Run

High Knoll ‘citadel’, 1821 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
High Knoll ‘citadel’, 1821
High Knoll Fort

Church Valley (Jamestown), 1658 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Church Valley (Jamestown), 1658
Jamestown

Banks Battery, 1992 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Banks Battery, 1992
Forts and Batteries

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

Donkeys in Jamestown, 1941 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys in Jamestown, 1941
Donkeys

Liberated Africans [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Liberated Africans
Slaves and slavery

WMCA March, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
WMCA March, 1962{a}
The Friendly Societies

Munden’s Fort, 1809 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Munden’s Fort, 1809{o}
Forts and Batteries

Northumberland and Myrmidon, 1815 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Northumberland and Myrmidon, 1815
Napoleon Bonaparte

Portuguese map, 1601 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Portuguese map, 1601
A Brief History

Jamestown from Jacob’s Ladder, 1970 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from Jacob’s Ladder, 1970
Jamestown

Longwood windmill (interior) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood windmill (interior)
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Postcard: Washday at the camp, Dutch, 1900-1902 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Washday at the camp, Dutch, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

RFA Darkdale, 1941 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
RFA Darkdale, 1941
Lost Ships

Visit of King George VI, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Visit of King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Officers’ Mess (now Post Office) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Officers’ Mess (now Post Office){p}
Jamestown

Sandy Bay lines, 1862 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sandy Bay lines, 1862
Sandy Bay

The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market in Jamestown, probably Victorian
Historic Buildings

Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon St, 1982{q}
Jamestown

Flax Making in 1962: Rope bobbin [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Rope bobbin
The Flax Industry

Lace School, 1908 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon’s arrival (French image), 1815
Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Main Street, Jamestown, 1975 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, Jamestown, 1975
Jamestown

Papanui on fire, 1911 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Papanui on fire, 1911
Lost Ships

The Wharf, 1815 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Wharf, 1815
Jamestown

Prosperous Plain before the airport [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Prosperous Plain before the airport
Building St Helena Airport

South West Point Telegraph Post, 1903 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
South West Point Telegraph Post, 1903
Communications

Flax stripping, 1907 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax stripping, 1907
The Flax Industry

King George VI, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1911 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1911
Churches of St Helena

Francis Plain, c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Francis Plain, c.1900
St. Paul’s

Plantation House, 1821 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1821{r}
Plantation House

Prosperous Bay Signal Station, c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Prosperous Bay Signal Station, c.1900
Forts and Batteries

The Cannister and The Run, C.1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Cannister and The Run, C.1860s
Jamestown

The Market, 1963 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Market, 1963
Historic Buildings

St. James’ church, 1890 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’ church, 1890
Churches of St Helena

Homagee’s Daughter’s lavish wedding [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Homagee’s Daughter’s lavish wedding
Characters of St Helena

St. Matthew’s, c.1903 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Matthew’s, c.1903
Churches of St Helena

Flax Making in 1962: Winding machine [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Winding machine
The Flax Industry

Memorial Fountain, 1890-194? [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Memorial Fountain, 1890-194?
The Missing Fountain Mystery

Postcard: Longwood Avenue [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood Avenue
Longwood

Jamestown from the bay, 1812 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from the bay, 1812
Jamestown

Sliding Jacob’s Ladder, 1975 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sliding Jacob’s Ladder, 1975
Jacob’s Ladder

Flax rope making, 1962 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Wharf guns, 1968
Guns

Plantation House, 1795 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Plantation House, 1795
Plantation House

St. Mary’s, The Briars, 1982 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Mary’s, The Briars, 1982{q}
Churches of St Helena

Old Porteous house [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Old Porteous house
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Parade at Ladder Hill Fort [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Parade at Ladder Hill Fort
Forts and Batteries

Postcard: Napoleon’s Tomb [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Napoleon’s Tomb
Napoleon’s Tomb

Flax being transported, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax being transported, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Burying the time capsule, 1993 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Burying the time capsule, 1993
A Brief History

St Helena Airport construction [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St Helena Airport construction
Building St Helena Airport

Tony Leo at Radio St Helena, 1980 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Tony Leo at Radio St Helena, 1980
Radio St Helena

Jackson’s the chemists [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jackson’s the chemists
Historic Buildings

St. Matthew’s Church, 1920s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. Matthew’s Church, 1920s
Churches of St Helena

Jamestown wharf, 1877 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown wharf, 1877
Jamestown

Now the Post Office [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Now the Post Office
Historic Buildings

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

Flax Mill at Bamboo Hedge, early 1900s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Mill at Bamboo Hedge, early 1900s
The Flax Industry

The Castle and fortifications, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Castle and fortifications, 1860s{b}
Photography

Big fish, c.1900 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Boer cam in Blue Hill, 1900-1902
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Postcard: Longwood House [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

Flax Making in 1962: Loading for export [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Street scene, c.1900
Jamestown

Banks Battery, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Banks Battery, 1860s{b}
Forts and Batteries

Postcard: Napoleon [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Napoleon
Napoleon’s Tomb

Jamestown, 1794 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, 1794
Jamestown

Postcard: ‘The Ridges’ [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: ‘The Ridges’
Diana’s Peak

Removing the steeple at St. James’, 1980 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Removing the steeple at St. James’, 1980
Historic Buildings

Jamestown from Mundens Hill, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown from Mundens Hill, 1860s{b}
Photography

Flax Making in 1962: Washing [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Washing
The Flax Industry

Longwood windmill [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood windmill
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Flax drying, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax drying, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Sandy Bay, 1809 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sandy Bay, 1809{s}
Sandy Bay

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

Sunday morning, 1930s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Sunday morning, 1930s
A Brief History

Spangereid sinking, 1920 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Spangereid sinking, 1920
Lost Ships

Officers’ Club (now Consulate Hotel) [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Officers’ Club (now Consulate Hotel){p}
Jamestown

WMCA March [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
WMCA March
The Friendly Societies

St. James’, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’, 1860s{b}
Photography

Visit of King George VI, 1947 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Visit of King George VI, 1947
Famous Visitors

Postcard: Longwood House [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood House
Longwood House

St. James’ church, 1942 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’ church, 1942
Churches of St Helena

Postcard: Mundens, from Ruperts [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Mundens, from Ruperts
Forts and Batteries

Rupert’s Beach, 1942 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Rupert’s Beach, 1942
Rupert’s

Duke of Connaught’s visit, 1910 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Wharf in Jamestown, probably Victorian
Jamestown

Mundens, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Mundens, 1860s{b}
Forts and Batteries

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

The Q5 birthday cake, 2002 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The Q5 birthday cake, 2002
Quincentenary of St Helena

Jamestown, 1862 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jamestown, 1862
Jamestown

Original ‘Country Church’ [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Original ‘Country Church’
Churches of St Helena

Upper Jamestown [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Upper Jamestown
Jamestown

Ladder Hill guns in use, 1943 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Ladder Hill guns in use, 1943
Guns

Fountain unveiling, 1891 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Fountain unveiling, 1891
The Missing Fountain Mystery

The (old) Standard [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
The (old) Standard{e}
Historic Buildings In Brief - Jamestown

Upper Jamestown, from Barnes Road [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Upper Jamestown, from Barnes Road
Jamestown

Postcard: Jamestown [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jamestown
Jacob’s Ladder

Flax Making in 1962: Bundled for export [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Bundled for export
The Flax Industry

Donkeys at work, 1941 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Donkeys at work, 1941
Donkeys

Military parade in Jamestown, early 1900s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Military parade in Jamestown, early 1900s
Jamestown

Desalination plan in Rupert’s, c.1900 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Desalination plan in Rupert’s, c.1900
Our (Other) Railway

Jacob’s Ladder [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Ladder

St. James’ Church, 1963 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
St. James’ Church, 1963
Churches of St Helena

Eva Benjamin’s, 1970s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Eva Benjamin’s, 1970s
Shopping: What to buy

Longwood House, 1860s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood House, 1860s{b}
Photography

Flax rope making, 1962 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax rope making, 1962{a}
The Flax Industry

Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Napoleon’s Funeral, 1821
Napoleon Bonaparte

Main Street, early 1900s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street, early 1900s
Jamestown

Postcard: Jacob’s Ladder [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Ladder

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

Ceremony at Napoleon’s Tomb, 1921 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Upper Jamestown
Jamestown

Theatre after the 1831 fire [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Theatre after the 1831 fire
Pantomime

Radio St Helena studio before 1976 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Albacore, 1903
Fishing

Postcard: Plantation House, probably 19th Century [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Plantation House, probably 19th Century
Plantation House

Postcard: St. James’ and Grand Parade [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: St. James’ and Grand Parade
Historic Buildings

Longwood New House, 1857 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood New House, 1857{i}
Lost and almost-lost Buildings

Postcard: Longwood House, Jarrold and Sons, Norwich [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Longwood House, Jarrold and Sons, Norwich
Longwood House

Jonathan, c.1886 [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 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Flax Making in 1962: Rope machine
The Flax Industry

Lace School, 1908 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace School, 1908
Lace Making

Postcard: Costal Views [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Costal Views
Photography

Flax Making in 1962: Finished rope [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)

Lace Making [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Lace Making
Lace Making

Longwood, 1800s [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Longwood, 1800s
Longwood

Postcard: Lower Jamestown [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Lower Jamestown
Jamestown

Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, 1887 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, 1887
Jamestown

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

Main Street in Jamestown (Fowler), 1863 [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Main Street in Jamestown (Fowler), 1863
Jamestown

Postcard: Arrival of the Boer prisoners [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Postcard: Arrival of the Boer prisoners
Boer Prisoners (1900-1902)

Jamestown from the bay, c.1900 [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

Hospital entrance [Saint Helena Island Info:Historic Picture Gallery]
Hospital entrance
Jamestown

 

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Credits:

{a} Copyright © 1962 Film Unit, used with permission{2}.{3}

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

{c} G H Bellassis, 1815

{d} Sheila Cook, one of the Royal Engineers’ Team from 1978/80

{e} Adam Sizeland

{f} Neil Fantom

{g} by William John Burchell, botanist & schoolmaster (on St Helena from 1805 to 1810). Copyright © the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, used with permission{2}{4}.

{h} Tourist Office

{i} G.W. Melliss{5} from ‘Views of St Helena’, by G.W. Melliss{5}, published in 1857

{j} Fondation napoléon.

{k} George Moss

{l} 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

{m} Tim Cattley{6}

{n} Denzil Ibbetson{7}

{o} W. Innes Pocock, R.N.

{p} ‘St Helena, The Historic Island, From Its Discovery To The Present Date’, by E. L. Jackson, published in 1905

{q} Andrew Neaum / Peter Neaum

{r} James Wathen

{s} 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} 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.

{4} 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.

{5} Father of John Melliss.

{6} Proud to have been ‘island born’ while his father was working here for Cable & Wireless. timcattley@gmail.com.

{7} 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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