Mauby Woman, Bridgetown, Barbados, B.W.I.




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A female mauby vendor sells the drink to a male customer from a container atop her head. In the background is the Careenage and a partial view of the Parliament Building. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the postcard: HTTP £6 (handwritten in pencil)2 Barbados stamps affixed (6 cents and 12 cents) Note: Barbados, March 1954. We arrived here by air from Bermuda a few days ago! Perfectly lovely here 85 degrees, quite warm! We go to Trinidad for today. Then onto British Panama. Best wishes from us both! William Postcard addressed to: Mr. & Mrs. C. Smith-Cox, Westward House, Waldon, Clevedder Somerset, England. Photograph by Charles Allmon. Copyright: Barbados Publicity Committee. Printed in Scotland by Robert MacLehose & Co. Ltd, Glasglow


Portrait; Colour; 3 ½” x 5½ ”

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Buildings, Eating and drinking, Beverages, Street vendors, Food vendors, Business enterprises, Historic buildings, Historic sites, Clothing and dress