Convict Depot

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2011-03-11

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Waterman, the Hatter, Clothier and Outfitter,[Trinidad and Tobago]

Abstract

The postcard shows Carrera Island, referred to as Convict Depot because during the 1800s prisoners were carried to the island to quarry limestone for road building. In 1877, a prison was constructed, today the island remains a prison island.

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Colour: Sepia; 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, Islands--Trinidad and Tobago, Prisons--Trinidad and Tobago

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