Rice Cultivation, Trinidad

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Title: Rice Cultivation, Trinidad
Abstract: A picture of a rice field bordered by a low dirt wall that is used for damming the field. Rice was introduced to Trinidad by East Indians in the 1800s and by the 1870s was cultivated in the Caroni swamp and the Oropouche lagoon. It was an important crop for Hindus who used it for food and in religious rites for example weddings.
Description: Colour: Sepia; Style: Landscape; Other: Unbordered, Divided
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/5185
Date: 2009-08-04

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