[Race Day – Queen's Park – Trinidad]

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dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-31T13:30:09Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-31T13:30:09Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03-31T13:30:09Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/6379
dc.description Colour: Coloured; Style: Landscape; Other: Unbordered; Divided en
dc.description.abstract This is a vintage postcard showcasing gentlemen and ladies attending "Race Day" at Queen's Park, Trinidad. The sky is bright blue the grass is verdant and green. Men and women are tracking through the grass leaving a beaten muddy path. The men all seem to be wearing black jackets and hats and all the women seem to be wearing full length white dresses. A few of the ladies are sheltering from the sun under red umbrellas. Everyone is walking toward the white barriers at the left edge of the photograph where hordes of people have already gathered to watch the races. There is a building at mid-ground which is probably the race stand and behind it and stretching from left to right is a line of large spreading trees. The tree behind the main building looks like a Samaan tree. The Northern Range looks misty blue. The Queen's Park was also informally called the Savannah, the Grand Savannah and the Queen's Park Savannah. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding for this project has been provided by Mrs. Irma E. Goldstraw. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher The Bonanza, Smith Bros and Co., Trinidad en
dc.rights Please contact the Main Library, The University of the West Indies for permission to use the digitized images. wimail@sta.uwi.edu en
dc.subject Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Postcards en
dc.subject Horse racing--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Pavilions--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Spectators--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Clothing and dress--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Trees--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Mountains--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Savannas--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject [1908] en
dc.subject Buildings--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Persons--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject.other Queen's Park Savannah (Port of Spain) en
dc.title [Race Day – Queen's Park – Trinidad] en
dc.type Image en
banyan.coverage.type Albizia saman

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