Market Alley, Bridgetown, Barbados, B.W.I.




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The postcard shows a busy market scene taking place in a narrow alley between two tall buildings. One man carries a suitcase (grip). Evidence of the dress of the day, vendors plying their trade,blacks and whites making their purchases. Back of the postcard: “Miss K Roe 3 Acre Close, Boundary Road Worthing, Sussex, England” "Please keep this card for me. At Worthing on the beach before breakfast. Hot and sunny rained heavily in the night but no hurricane. Went shopping down this lane on Saturday morning. Signed book at Government House. Am tomorrow touring island in car of college lecturer. Bermuda was luxurous beautiful. Had fun with girl from West Grinstead riding around on putt putt cycle. Went out every night with Americans to see steel band, limbo dancers & water skiing. Excellent food & comfort. Heather". Two Barbados 8 cents stamps and Barbados Post Office stamp Postmark Aug 31 64 Cost: £7 15677-B Printed in the U.S.A. Photo by H. Frisch - Copyright - Not to be reprinted (J.A. Chabrol Rep. Jbr.) Made by DEXTER WEST NYACK. N.Y


Portrait,color, 6 x 4 in.

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People, Vendors, Markets, Cities and towns, Alleys, Clothing and dress