Greetings from Trinidad

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2011-03-10

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Bonanza, Smith Bros and Co.,[Trinidad and Tobago]

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This multi-view postcard bears the images of five places of interest around the island of Trinidad in the British West Indies. These are: La Tinta Bay, which is a popular beach on Chacachacare, one of the islands off Trinidad; the Queen's Park Hotel, which was opened in 1895 and at that time was reputed to be the largest hotel in the West Indies; the Convict Depot which is the island where prisoners were taken in the 1800s and where they laboured quarrying limestone that was used for road building. Today, the island remains a prison island. The other two places of interest on the postcard are the Bocas islands, located between Trinidad and Venezuela and a marine residence that is located on one of the islands off Trinidad.

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Colour: Coloured; Style: Landscape; Other: Unbordered, Divided
Funding for this project has been provided by Mrs. Irma E. Goldstraw.

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Trinidad and Tobago, Postcards, Historic sites--Trinidad and Tobago, Historic buildings--Trinidad and Tobago

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