The Mahatma Ghandi Memorial
This memorial to Mahatma Gandhi is at the centre of San Fernando on Harris Promenade. Mahatma Ghandi was a great civil leader of India whose work and techniques of peaceful civil disobedience have been an inspiration to people worldwide. The memorial consists of a bronze statue brought from India and erected in 1952 to a solid pedestal that is first rectangular then square and bears an inscription on the front. The monument stands at least 5 meters (15 feet) high. It shows Gandhi in stride. The monument is fenced around with iron chains that hang from concrete posts. Behind the monument are historic buildings such as: the St. Joseph’s Convent and the San Fernando Police Station, which went up in flames in February 2009 and were reported then to be about 140 years old. Postcard number K-6270.
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Unknown author (W.C Ross and Co. Ltd, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 2009-02-09)Vendors sell their vegetable produce by the roadside, outside of a hardware store. Under the eves of the stores are at least two horse and carriages and you can see the back of an automobile at right. The postcard post ...
Unknown author (W.C Ross and Co. Ltd, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 2009-02-09)A group of vendors sell their vegetable produce by the roadside, near a hardware store. There are two horse and carriages in the background near the buildings and the back of an automobile can be seen at right.
Unknown author (2009-02-09)Street vendors sell their vegetable produce on vending stands on the roadside, outside of the Green Flag Bar. The baskets that once held their produce are neatly tucked under the tables that now hold the produce. A sign ...