The FGSJ is pleased to present an extensive study of the history of the estates of John Tharp of Jamaica by Alan Furness, CMG, along with other related documents.
Peregrine Bryant and Alexandra di Valmarana take us on a tour of the Jamaican and English houses of John Tharp.
Tropical Baroque, by Douglas Blain Douglas Blain finds echoes of a distant land in Jamaica’s exuberant plantation houses.
For me, there are two quite distinct types of Georgian architecture to be found in Jamaica. The first, which one might call Colonial Classicism, imitates 18th-century prototypes as closely as possible. Familiar examples include the Rodney Memorial in Spanish Town… Continue Reading
FGSJ members and supporters were greatly saddened by news of Geoffrey Pinto’s death on 16 September 2016. FGSJ Chairman, Peregrine Bryant, notes that he was a remarkable man, whom he first met at the Vernacular Architecture Forum in Falmouth in… Continue Reading