East Indian huts, Trinidad, B.W.I.

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2010-03-04T12:59:57Z

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Y. De Lima and Co. Ltd., Trinidad

Abstract

The postcard shows tapia huts, also called ajoupa which were used by the Amerindians and later, the East Indians. The walls of these huts are made from a mixture of clay, grass, cow dung and water while the roof is usually made from carat palm (Sabal mauritiiformis) leaves. Postcard numbered 77774.

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Coloured (handpainted); 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, Huts--Trinidad and Tobago, Dwellings--Trinidad and Tobago, East Indians--Trinidad and Tobago

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