National Geographic : 1931 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE AN ANTIGUAN'S UNIQUE MEMORIAL TO HIS BELOVED WIFE Long ago a horse ran away and killed the wife of a resident of St. John, Antigua, in British West Indies. Set in the Cathedral there, this sculptured tablet portrays the cause of her death. Photographs by Jacob Gayer PEDDLING YAMS, MAIZE, AND FRUIT IN ST. JOHN, ANTIGUA Among England's early outposts of empire in the Western World, this fertile island colony in its heyday was an important source of sugar and rum. To-day, being a port of call for steamers from Canada, it has many charms for winter tourists.