A Native Home in Trinidad, West Indies

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dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-01T13:41:48Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-01T13:41:48Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04-01T13:41:48Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/6471
dc.description Colour: Black and White; Style: Landscape; Other: Bordered, Divided en
dc.description.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. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding for this project has been provided by Mrs. Irma E. Goldstraw. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.rights Please contact the Main Library, The University of the West Indies for permission to use the digitized images. wimail@sta.uwi.edu en
dc.subject Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Postcards en
dc.subject Rural families--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject East Indians--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Huts--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Thatched roofs--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Dwellings--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Ethnic costume--India en
dc.subject Women, East Indian--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Children--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Housing, Rural--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Men--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Turbans--India en
dc.subject Hats--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Clothing and dress--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Men's clothing--India en
dc.subject Donkeys--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Families--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Saris--India en
dc.subject [1930] en
dc.subject Travel with donkeys--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject.other Ajoupa en
dc.title A Native Home in Trinidad, West Indies en
dc.type Image en


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