Slide ID

CV-81-149

_pkUnique ID

CV81149

Slide Date

1981

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Island

Santo Antão

Date

1981

Description

Four children are pictured in the courtyard of a sky blue building. Cape Verdè is filled with sobrado architecture. These buildings commonly feature fine woods and tiles imported from Europe and West Africa. They were built by the wealthy. The home features a sloping roof common of English colonial architecture.

Keywords

sobrado; architecture; English; colonial; stone courtyard

Social Theme

Architecture

Notes

Irwin, Aisling and Wilson, Colum. Cape Verde Islands: The Bradt Travel Guide. (Guilford, 2001). pp. 164, pp. 207-08

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

5

Image Dimensions

5229x3536

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

2-9-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

2.6 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

sobrado; architecture; English; colonial; stone courtyard

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