Pitch Lake, Trinidad, B.W.I.

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dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-30T14:45:59Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-30T14:45:59Z
dc.date.issued 2010-06-30T14:45:59Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/8064
dc.description Colour: Coloured; Style: Landscape; Other: Bordered; Divided en
dc.description.abstract Four men in hats linger on the pitch at the Pitch Lake, La Brea, south west Trinidad circa the turn of the 20th Century. One of them is holding a child in his arms. In the foreground of this picture are grasses and rain puddles. Numerous trees are spread across the horizon, interrupted by the triangular shapes of oil derricks. The Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. It was discovery by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1595. It is mined for asphalt and is a fascinating tourist attraction. Postcard number 8919. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding for this project has been provided by Mrs. Irma E. Goldstraw. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Muir, Marshall and Co., Trinidad 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 Pitch en
dc.subject Asphalt industry--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Cities and towns--Trinidad and Tobago--La Brea en
dc.subject Pitch en
dc.subject Men--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Children--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Oil well drilling rigs--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Cranes, derricks, etc.--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Buildings--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Trees--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Clothing and dress--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Children--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject Forests and forestry--Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.subject.other Pitch Lake, The (La Brea) en
dc.title Pitch Lake, Trinidad, B.W.I. en
dc.type Image en


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