Coolie Depot, Nelson Island, Trinidad

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Title: Coolie Depot, Nelson Island, Trinidad
Abstract: The postcard shows Rock Island which belongs to what was thought to be a group of "five islands;" but which is actually a group of six islands located west of Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad, in the Gulf of Paria. Nelson Island is the disembarkation point and quarantine station for indentured immigrants who came to to Trinidad and Tobago from 1845-1917.
Description: Colour: Sepia; Style: Landscape; Other: Unbordered, Divided
Date: 2011-03-11

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