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Caribbean through a Lens: Exhibition in 2013

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Caribbean Through a Lens

Caribbean through a Lens is a project looking at where are the Caribbean islands and acknowledges the Caribbean is more than just Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados. There are a selection of images from numerous Caribbean Islands from 1860’s. The work informs of Caribbean people from many different traditions, ethnicities and cultures from Europe, Africa and Asia. It recognises the wide ranges of languages spoken in the Caribbean includes Spanish, English, French and Dutch; religion Protestants, Hindus, Muslims and Roman Catholics.

 

To view images  of the Caribbean from 1870,  go to https://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/collections/72157630635006206/

 

This work was commissioned by the National Archives and displayed in libraries and a variety of community spaces.  There are ten A3,display panels, an accompanying booklet and work sheets that can be purchased, for more details contact info@kingswayproject.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/caribbean/


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