Slide Title

Village Amongst Ruins

Slide ID

CV-80-235

_pkUnique ID

CV80235

Slide Date

1980

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Island

Santiago

Province or Jurisdiction

Ribeira Grande de Santiago

City / Village

Cidade Velha

Date

1980

Description

This photograph shows hows contemporary residents of Cidade Velha have integrated around the ruins of Ribeira Grande, a once grand city in colonial Cape Verde. This photo also gives a good view of the ruins of a cathedral that was Cape Verdes first church. The view in this picture is likely made from Fort Real do São Filpe.

Keywords

ruins; village; waterfront; coastline;

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 August 2012

http://www.capeverdeweb.com/cidade_velha.asp
Retrieved 22 August 2012

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

3

Image Dimensions

5198x3511

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

17-8-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

3.2 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

ruins; village; waterfront; coastline;

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