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Source:   Lands of the Caribbean : the Canal Zone, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Cuba, Jamaica, Ha ....


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The banana plant dies when the single bunch of fruit it yields is cut off. After that the stalk is chopped down, but a new plant grows up from the old roots, and the same plantations keep bearing for years.

Image ID: 1226088

The banana plant dies when the single bunch of fruit it yields is cut off. After that the stalk is chopped down, but a n... (1926)

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Image Title

:  The banana plant dies when the single bunch of fruit it yields is cut off. After that the stalk is chopped down, but a new plant grows up from the old roots, and the same plantations keep bearing for years.

Additional Name(s)

: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 -- Author

Medium

: Halftone photomechanical prints

Specific Material Type

: Photomechanical prints

Item/Page/Plate

: facing page 54

Source

: Lands of the Caribbean : the Canal Zone, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Santo Domingo, Porto Rico, and the Virgin Islands / by Frank G. Carpenter.

Source Description

: xiv, 305 p. : plates, ports., map ; 24 cm.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

Catalog Call Number

: Sc E 00-1347

Digital ID

: 1226088

Record ID

: 573666

Digital Item Published

: 2-26-2005; updated 3-25-2011

Rights Notice

: Rights Notice: Permission is required for reproduction from Photographic Services and Permissions, The New York Public Library.

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