[Roadside vendor]




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The roadside vendor featured in this photograph “Mahaball Jeweller” is situated on the left of this tree-lined street. The store appears to be owned by a family of East Indian origin, as one of the two ladies tending the shop is wearing a long white veil or odhni, typically worn by East Indian women in Trinidad. Both ladies are wearing long dresses. There are three children in the shop. They might be children of one of the ladies. There are about seven people in long white clothing walking toward a public transport vehicle which might be either a tram or a bus, mid way down the street. One man, standing right of the shop, is staring in the direction of this vehicle. All the buildings in the street seem to be made of wood.


Colour: Black and White; Style: Landscape; Other: Bordered, Divided
Funding for this project has been provided by Mrs. Irma E. Goldstraw.

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Trinidad and Tobago, Postcards, Architecture--Trinidad and Tobago, Stores, Retail--Trinidad and Tobago, Transportation--Trinidad and Tobago, East Indians--Trinidad and Tobago, Trees--Trinidad and Tobago, Children--Trinidad and Tobago, 1911, Women merchants--Trinidad and Tobago, Women--Trinidad and Tobago, Clothing and dress--Trinidad and Tobago, Veils--India, Buildings--Trinidad and Tobago, Retail trade--Trinidad and Tobago, Ethnic costume--India, Women, East Indian--Trinidad and Tobago, Women's clothing--Trinidad and Tobago, Roads--Trinidad and Tobago, Dresses--Trinidad and Tobago, Transportation--Trinidad and Tobago