Trinidad and Tobago (nation)
Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:
77 x 49 mm. Showing the side of Government House from the lawn.
Governor-General's personal correspondence with Sir Edward Beetham, Governor of Trinidad, 1957 - 1960
Postcard booklet with the above title. A series of views depicting 'the attractive Island life of Trinidad.' Printed in Vandyck Photogravure.
A print of a 1960 watercolour showing a a road and rows of houses.
71 x 110 mm. Full length uniformed portrait of Lieutenant Lee Lum. Photographer unknown.
Collection of colour 35 mm transparencies given by the High Commission for Trinidad in August 1982. When planning the exhibition 'Commonwealth in Focus' the library requested material from Commonwealth Governments and these slides were sent in response. A continuous slide show was prepared to portray contemporary aspects of the countries of the Commonwealth and nine of these slides were copied for inclusion. The image descriptions are copied from the list supplied with the slides.
248 x 179 mm. View looking across the parade ground towards the spectators, with units of the Trinidad Volunteers driving past the Governor's entourage in lorries with mounted guns. The Governor, seated on his horse at the left of the print, would be Major Sir Hubert Winthrop Young (1885-1950), Governor of Trinidad and Tobago 1938-42. Photograph by Guardian Photonews, Trinidad.
Showing a roofed market shed at Scarborough.
115 x 205 mm. Senator W.J. Alexander, Minister without Portfolio and Special Adviser to the Premier, Mr Said Mohamed, Minister for Local Government and Community Development, and Senator G. Richards, Attorney General, await the opening of the Trinidad and Tobago Independence Conference in Marlborough House, London. It was opened by the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Mr Reginald Maudling.
Nothing is known of the provenance of this collection of lantern slides and glass plates. The images likely were created to illustrate lectures given at the RCS.
100 x 74 mm. A view looking across an expanse of vegetation towards the mosquito proof house, a structure raised on stilts with the verandah netted in on all sides.
'Nelson's Isle' Recruiting Depot for new arrived immigrants from India, Five Islands, Gulf of Paria, Trinidad, BWI [British West Indies], 1890
239 x 189 mm. Showing this tiny island with its recruiting depot for newly arrived immigrants from India. The Five Islands lie in the narrow strip of water which separates the north-western tip of Trinidad from the Venezuelan mainland.
96 x 76 mm. Showing pot plants growing in a conservatory.
253 x 202 mm. Duplicate of the preceding plate.
245 x 195 mm. A view from the street showing the imposing stone public buildings, designed by Robert Bridgens, Head of the Public Works Department. The foundation stone of the buildings was laid in 1844 and the buildings completed in 1848.
99 x 75 mm. A view looking across a field towards distant cliffs and the sea.
106 x 124 mm. Portrait of a mounted member of the Trinidad Light Horse. The annotation continues 'Nov. 1896 N. and A. JU' and then details the uniform. Another annotation, in a different hand and ink, appears to give instructions to a printer as to how this photograph should be subtitled in a publication.
196 x 243 mm. Showing an avenue of palms in the Botanic Gardens, Port of Spain.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.