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Jamaican Georgian architecture

Summary
Jamaican Georgian architecture is an architectural style that was popular in Jamaica between c. 1750 and c. 1850. It married the elegance of Georgian styling with functional features designed to weather Jamaica's tropical climate. It was used at all levels in society, from the most important public buildings to humble domestic dwellings. There is a related style of furniture. Many of Jamaica's railway stations were constructed in this style. File:Mandeville-courthouse.jpg|The Court House, [[Mandeville, Jamaica|Mandeville]], Jamaica File:Devonhouse.jpg|[[Devon House]], [[Kingston, Jamaica|Kingston]], [[Jamaica]]. A classic example of Jamaican Georgian architecture File:Cast-away in Jamaica - Harbor Street, Kingston.jpg|Harbour Street, Kingston, Jamaica, 1861 See also *Georgian architecture *Culture of Jamaica#Woodwork, furniture, and metalwork
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