Old Georgetown – 1888

OLD GEORGETOWN – 1888

An 1888 drawing showing the intersection of High Street (a.k.a. Avenue Of the Republic) and New North Street ( a.k.a. Company Path), Georgetown.

On the left is the Hand-In-Hand Fire Insurance Co. building, with the old post office tower in the background. On the right are the Assembly Rooms. (The Post Office and the ‘Assembly Rooms’ were destroyed in the 1945 great fire). The Bank Of Guyana and the Georgetown Museum are now located on the site previously occupied.

Old Georgetown - 1888

Old Georgetown - 1888

Water Street Engraving - 1888

Water Street Engraving - 1888

An engraving of Water Street – Georgetown , by Milton Prior, published in the Illustrated London News on April 23rd, 1888.

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