East Indian huts, Trinidad, B.W.I.

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Title: East Indian huts, Trinidad, B.W.I.
Abstract: The postcard shows tapia huts, also called ajoupa which were used by the Amerindians and later, the East Indian indentured labourers. The walls of these huts are made from a mixture of clay, grass, cow dung and water while the roof is usually made from carat palm (Sabal mauritiiformis) leaves. Postcard numbered 77774.
Description: Coloured (handpainted); Style: Landscape; Other: Bordered, Divided
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/6087
Date: 2010-03-04

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