King Street

King Street Kingston Jamaica WI Maximum Cards


Stock #: 405071
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Kingston
Country: Jamaica WI
Publisher: The Novelity Trading Co,. Ltd
PM State: Jamaica
Stamp: 9c
Size: 4.25" x 6" (11 x 15.25 cm)
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Kingston grew out of the disaster of the 1692 earthquake which destroyed the first trading city of Port Royal. Situated on the seventh largest natural harbour in the world, it became the capital city in 1870 succeeding Spanish Town. The sprawling city, cooled by the trade winds blowing inland, has King Street as its main shopping area and the White Public Buildings dominate the cluster of stores and numerous shoppers