Scope and Contents
An album containing photographs measuring 90 x 65 mm., inserted four to a page, with four unused spaces. Four (8/8A, 26/43, 31/38 and 51/52) are duplicates. The clothes and aeroplane shown in 45 and 47 suggest a date about 1930. The majority of the photographs are landscapes and general scenes, and as 3-6, 8-9, 11, 13-15, 18, 21-22, 26, 30-32, 34-35, 37-40, 43 have ‘Trinidad’ printed with the photograph - 5 and 11 also have titled - it seems probable that most of the collection was produced for commercial use by a local photographer. No. 42 and numbers 45-60 (with the possible exception of 46 and 49) appear to be amateur photographs taken by a resident or visitor. Numbers 50-53, 55-56, 59-60 were probably taken in the same garden, and the same people appear in several of them. Apart for 5 and 11, briefly descriptive captions have been given. Some identifications have been made from published works on Trinidad, but no extensive research has been attempted.
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