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    Jamaica (Three Views)
    (The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.) The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.
    Postcard showing various aspects of the Jamaican heritage ; plantation life, the Myrtle Bank Hotel and Jamaica Army. At the front ; SA/901 (Handwritten in pencil). Verlag v. Albert Aust, Hamburg. This is an undivided back postcard. Back of the card ; €32 (Handwritten in pencil), Union Postale Universelle POST CARD. Published as card No. 20 in the Central American series.
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    View from the Sea. Barbados Aquatic Club.
    (The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.) [Gibbs], [George C.]; The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.
    A view of the Aquatic Club showing the ballroom, pier, skating rink and changing huts along the beach. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the card ; AC HT £50 F64A (Handwritten in pencil). Printed in Saxony. "This is a real photograph."
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    Tapia Plastering
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    Card reads in full ; Tapia plastering; a cheap method of making walls with clay and dry grass, mostly used by Indians; Trinidad, B.W.I. This is an image of man wearing a broad rim hat in the process of plastering the wall of the hut (ajoupa) using his hands. These huts were used first by Amerindians, then indentured East Indian labourers in colonial times. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the postcard; A €4 (Handwritten in pencil). Copyright: Ace Studio, Trinidad (15). Printed in Scotland by Robert Maclehose & Co., Ltd.
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    Joe's River, Barbados.
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    A picture of Joes River, Barbados with a clear view of the bridge. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the card; HNT £450 (Handwritten in pencil). Published by Bruce Weatherhead, Barbados Pharmacy. Printed in Saxony.
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    Sugar Factory, Barbados.
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    An aerial view of a sugar factory in Barbados, ploughed fields in the foreground, factory buildings in the background. This is divided back postcard. Back of the postcard; IP £6 (Handwritten in pencil). Published by Roberts & Co., Barbados. Printed in Saxony. r 67036.
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    Market Street, Roseau, Dominica, B. W. I.
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    A busy scene in the town showing several pedestrians and the architectural features of the many buildings on the street. There are several [electrical?] poles on the right side of the street. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the card; €12 (Handwritten in pencil). Where the lime juices comes from. S.R.P. Addressed to : J.S. Pasmiter Esq. Ruddington, Nottingham, England. Printed in ink PAQUEBOY. A red postage stamp is affixed to the card. Photograph by J.R.H. Bridgewater, Druggist, Roseau, Dominica. Printed in Germany. 12 49565.
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    Pinfold Street, Barbados.
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    A view of a tree-lined street in Bridgetown Barbados. A police officer stands at the top of the street while a few pedestrians and a horse and cart are visible. There is a partial view of a house on the right side of the image. This is an undivided back postcard. Back of the postcard; ENT £13.
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    The Right Excellent Nanny
    (The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.) Jones, Gareth Wyn; The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.
    Picture of the exterior wall at the entrance of the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica. On the wall are the painted words, NANNY A FI WE QUEEN. This is a divided back postcard. At the back; The Right Excellent Nanny ©Gareth Wyn Jones, March 1994.
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    Cricket Lovely Cricket.
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    A picture of a cricket game in process at the University College of the West Indies. Several players dressed in their typical white attire are in position on the field, against a backdrop of mountains. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the postcard; UCWI Grounds, 1955. ©All Rights Reserved. Federal Archives Centre. At the bottom; THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES Cave Hill Campus.
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    Bathsheba, Barbados.
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    An aerial view of the Bathsheba coast, in Barbados. At the front of the postcard; "With lots of loving wishes for Oct: 4th from B & Mother B". This is an undivided back postcard. At the back of the postcard AL I £3 AF (Handwritten in pencil). Addressed to : Mrs. J. Bellamy, 419 – 3rd Street, Brooklyn, New York. Post office stamps BROOKLYN, OCT 2. 10 PM 19, 03. N.Y. and STATION V RECEIVED.
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    Bathsheba, Barbados. Plimmers Stores.
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    A view of the Bathsheba landscape with boulders at the water's edge. This is a divided back postcard. In the back of the postcard AL I £3 (Handwritten in pencil). With lots of loves wishes for Feb 27th from M & J – I have posted a letter to you. Hope you are all well _ ? yrs B. Feb: 27th 1911. Mrs. J. M. Bellamy, 1767. 6. 14th Street, Brooklyn, New York. At the bottom in the center there is a post office stamp BROOKLYN, N.Y. Feb 23, 1911. 12:30PM. At the bottom right-hand corner 10 51380. Made in Germany
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    Bathsheba, Barbados.
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    Postcard showing a view of the hills and houses on the landscape. In the foreground there is a partial view of the railway tracks. This a divided back postcard. On the back of the postcard AL H £4 (Handwritten in pencil). A view of Bathsheba, Barbados.
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    Barbados, Bathsheba.
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    Postcard showing the hills and fields of Bathsheba, Barbados. In the foreground there are two persons. Houses and coconut trees are in the background. The railroad tracks are seen between the seacoast and the houses. This is a divided back postcard. On the back of the postcard AL HNT £3. Feb – 13-1912. Feeling fine. Julius. Mr. Joseph McCurry, 7310 Susquehanna St., Pittsburgh, Pa. U.S.A. No. 16 Copyright Knight & Co.
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    Bathsheba, Barbados.
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    A seascape showing the rocks at Bathsheba. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the postcard £5 (Handwritten in pencil). Published by Bruce Weatherhead, Barbados Pharmacy. Printed in Saxony.
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    Breakers at Bathsheba, Barbados, B. W. I.
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    A scene of the railway from Bathsheba, Barbados, B.W.I. In the foreground there are a few houses, with the Atlantis Hotel shown just above them. There are also big stones at strategic points in the sea. This is a divided back postcard. On the back of the postcard there is writing in pen ink which is undecipherable. There is also a red one penny postage stamp and a post office stamp affixed, with the RYDE 8:45. PM, 28 SP, 23. 11 Porchester Terrace, Lancaster Gate, London W.2.
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    Avenue of Palms, Belleville.
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    Picture of an avenue of palms in the Belleville area. A trace of a gentleman and two other persons are seen far in the background. On the left-hand side behind the palms, there is a guard wall with a fence. On the right-hand side there is a hut or house and another wooden building along with a cart. This is a divided back postcard. On the front, there is also a blue old stamp GB Great Britain George V England 2 1/2 d 2.5d postage revenue two pence half penny. Back of the postcard A 08 £9 (Handwritten in pencil). Barbados Views – Copyright – Knight & Co. No. 34. Avenue of Palms – Belleville (Printed). Also handwritten at the back; " Une avenue, des palmiers à Belleville. Bertie. Addressed to : M. René Graffi, 85 Rue St. Fargeau, Paris, France (Handwritten in black ink).
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    Avenue of Palms, Belle Ville, Barbados.
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    A picture of the avenue of palms located in Belleville, Barbados. In the background is a fence to the left.. There are two buildings that can be partially seen. This is an undivided back postcard. Back of postcard A05 £8. At the top right-hand corner is a half-penny stamp. Published by J.R.H. Seifert & Co. Barbados.
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    Belleville, Barbados.
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    A picture of the avenue of palms with wooden chattel houses in Belleville, Barbados. This is a divided back postcard. At the back of the postcard £16 CED. "Thanks to the tiring efforts of your good husband we are having this beautiful trip. Robbie is at St. Croix with Jim. Mrs Alex Anderson & I making whole … Love Nan D, R. Mrs. Normace Smith, 2400 Wyoming Ave, N.W. Washington D.C., U.S.A. There is a red and white stamp affixed to the top right-hand corner – postage & Revenue, 1d Barbados. Published by Bruce Weatherhead, Barbados Pharmacy.
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    Belleville Barbados, B. W. I.
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    An image of a postman and a woman standing on a residential street in Belleville, Barbados, W.I. Residential homes are visible to the right of the picture. The street is lined with palm trees. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the postcard A08 £8 (Handwritten in pencil). Published by Knights Ltd.
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    Foursquare Sugar Factory yard. St. Philip, Barbados, West Indies.
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    Features an image of heaps of sugar cane at various points in the Foursquare Sugar Factory yard, St. Philip, Barbados. Men are at strategic points in the yard. A number of truck trailers loaded with cane are seen in front of the factory. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the postcard HP £8 (Handwritten in pencil). Published by Sunshine Ltd., Barbados, West Indies. Printed in Barbados by Cot Printery Ltd.
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