Point Baleine Hotel, Gasparee, Trinidad

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Title: Point Baleine Hotel, Gasparee, Trinidad
Abstract: The postcard shows the Pointe Baleine Hotel. In 1783 Governor Don Jose Chacon granted the Island to Gaspar De Percin. Between 1826 and 1864 a flourishing whaling station was established at Point Baleine. Later the hotel was built owned by Cannings and during World War II, a gunnery was established just above the caves.
Description: Colour: Sepia; Style: Landscape; Other: Bordered, Divided
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/8022
Date: 2010-06-30

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