Trinidad : Pitch Lake, 1956 - 1958
Scope and Contents
Slides numbered from 1-65 by John Ewart Marnham (numbers 14, 42 and 43 are missing). There are also 5 slides of Tobago and one of Jamaica not numbered by him, but clearly identifiable by the processing number and probably omitted on account of inferior quality or repetitive subject. They are inserted at appropriate points. Eleven slides (numbers 23-28), 29-31, 33-35) are in Kodak Readymount frames without processing numbers and since several show John Ewart Marnham and Susan Marnham it is probable that they were taken by a friend on St Vincent. The remainder are in Kodachrome frames with processing numbers in two sequences. This suggests that this visit to the West Indies began at Tobago and went north to Jamaica though Marnham's numbering is in the opposite direction. This was apparently a holiday visit and there are beach scenes, views of islands from the sea, and a few aerial photographs. John Ewart Marnham's interest in flowers is also reflected in some of these slides. Geographical areas covered are: Jamaica (1-5); Cayman Islands (6-9); Barbados (10-16); Dominica (17-22); St Vincent and the northern Grenadines (23-77); Grenada and the southern Grenadines(38-46); Tobago (47-61) and Trinidad (62-63).
- 1956 - 1958
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