Race Day – Queens 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 photograph of gentlemen and ladies attending "Race Day" at Queen's Park, Trinidad. The sky is bright blue the grass in the Queen's Park is verdant and green. Men and women are tracking through the grass leaving a beaten muddy path. The men seem to all be wearing black jackets with their suits and hats and the women seem to all be wearing full length white dresses – that probably touch the ground. 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 that is probably the race stand and behind it and stretching from left to right is a line of large spreading trees. The one behind the main building looks like a Samaan tree. The Northern Range looks a misty blue in the right background of the photograph. 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 & 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 en
dc.subject Pavilions en
dc.subject Spectators en
dc.subject Clothing and dress en
dc.subject Trees--Samaan en
dc.subject Mountains en
dc.subject Savannas en
dc.subject Queen's Park Savannah en
dc.title Race Day – Queens Park – Trinidad en
dc.type Image en
banyan.coverage.type Albizia saman


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