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(Photo Album): Couples Travel Album to the Caribbean in the 1930s during the Trinidad Hurricane
San Fernando, Trinidad, Tobago, Caribbean: [circa 1930s]. Near Fine. Hardcover. Oblong quarto measuring 13"x 10". Screw bound black leather boards with gilt decorations. Contains 106 silver gelatin black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 1.5" x 1" and 9" x 6.5" without captions. Bumped spine ends and corners with edgewear, near fine with fine photographs. An aesthetically pleasing photo album of a couple's vacation to Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, circa the 1930s. The album starts with a hand drawn illustration of a woman. From there the photographs are of various places around San Fernando, Trinidad, and Tobago. Most of the photographs include a smaller silver gelatin photograph sized 1.5" x 1" and a larger blown up and printed version of the photograph. The Nariva ferry is one of the first pictures seen before several photographs of baby pictures. The album then focuses on the flora and working class of the island. Pictures of flowers, forest trails, and rivers can be seen stretching for miles, all of which are well shot. Some cities are also photographed, possibly from overhead as many twinkling lights can be seen in the photograph. There are several pictures of the working class on the island with shots of them getting water or working in a hay mill. There are several candid shots of people, one of a man praying, some of young girls smiling, and an interesting photograph of a little boy with a boa constrictor wrapped around his neck and body. The couple also takes pictures of each other with shots of them wakeboarding and enjoying the beach, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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