Slide Title

Cidade Velha

Slide ID

CV-80-230

_pkUnique ID

CV80230

Slide Date

1980

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Island

Santiago

Province or Jurisdiction

Ribeira Grande de Santiago

City / Village

Cidade Velha

Date

1980

Description

A distant view of Cidade Velha, the former capital of Cape Verde, as it sits on the coast of Santiago. Visible on the hoizon are the ruins of an old cathedral. Formerly Ribeira Grande, a large colonial city, it's population is now that of a small village and the residents live amongst the ruins of the city.

Keywords

landscape; colonial city; ruins; waterfront; coast;

Notes

Irwin, Aisling and Wilson, Colum. Cape Verde Islands: The Bradt Travel Guide. (Guilford, 2001). pp. 129

Lobban, Richard and Halter, Marilyn. The Cape Verde Islands. (Providence, 1987). pp. 8

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cidade_Velha
Retrieved 22, 2012

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

3

Image Dimensions

5260x3450

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

17-8-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

2.6 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

landscape; colonial city; ruins; waterfront; coast;

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