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Harbour and Custom House, Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies

Harbour and Custom House, Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies, n.d.
This photo shows the harbour and custom house in Port of Spain, the capital city of Trinidad in the British West Indies. The British West Indies was a major market for Newfoundland's salt fish exports, and salt fish from Newfoundland would be landed in harbours like these where local customs officers would assess duties and taxes.

Photographer unknown. From the Capt. Harry Stone Collection, Part 1, Maritime History Archive. Reproduced by the permission of the Maritime History Archive (PF001_j026a), Memorial University, St. John's, NL.
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