Hosein (religious ceremony)

Date

2011-03-10

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Stephens and Scott, Ltd.,[Trinidad and Tobago]

Abstract

The postcard shows men re-enacting the Battle of Kerbala which took place in the 7th century and this is part of the commemoration of the death of Hussein, the grandson of Muhammed. At one time, this was a common sight during the Hosay celebrations in Trinidad.

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Colour: Black and white; Style: Portrait; Other: Unbordered, Undivided
Funding for this project has been provided by Mrs. Irma E. Goldstraw.

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Trinidad and Tobago, Postcards, Festivals--Trinidad and Tobago, East Indians--Trinidad and Tobago, Shiites--Trinidad and Tobago, Memorials--Trinidad and Tobago

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