Trinidad becomes a sovereign nation poster

Description

This poster was published by the Central Office of Information (COI) which was the post-World War Two successor to the Ministry of Information. Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica were the first Caribbean nations to gain independence from Britain in 1962. Intended for a British audience the poster describes Trinidad’s major industries as well as the growing tourist market. Significantly, Trinidad’s first prime minister – Eric Williams – was a self-described ‘pragmatic socialist’ and the world-renowned author of the book Capitalism and Slavery.

Full title:
[Miscellaneous posters, wall sheets and charts, with text in various languages.]
Published:
London
Publisher:  
Her Majesty's Stationery Office / Darling & Sons, Bacon Street, London E2
Created:
1962
Format:
Poster / Photograph / Image
Usage terms
Crown Copyright
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
B.S.81/19.

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