A Native Home in Trinidad, West Indies

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Title: A Native Home in Trinidad, West Indies
Abstract: Description on the postcard: Trinidad (i.e. Trinity Island), discovered by Columbus on Trinity Sunday, 1498. The S.P.G. supports work here and throughout the greater part of the West Indies. A branch of the King’s Messengers S.P.G. has been started.” The postcard shows an East Indian family outside their home – an ajoupa or tapia hut. The walls of these types of huts are usually made from a mixture of clay, grass, cow dung and water while the roof is usually made from carat or palm leaves.
Description: Colour: Black & White; Style: Landscape; Other: Bordered, Divided
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/6471
Date: 2010-04-01


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