20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Charcoal Goddess

Christmas is Jamaica is marked to a large degree by charcoal. Many Jamaicans spend a lot of money to source charcoal from markets, and use them to prepare various meals during the festive season. Fay Henry, who is photographed, is a charcoal vendor who makes thousands of dollars each year during the Yuletide season from charcoal sales.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Kingston, Jamaica
Copyright: © Romardo Lyons