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Reference:5914 San Fernando Exhibition, Trinidad: Prize for Sugar, 1889

Hill and coastal settlement with ship; a barrel in foreground.

Four-line engraved inscription: SAN FERNANDO EXHIBITION 1889 FOR YELLOW V.P. SUGAR.

Condition: Extremely Fine


Two silver plates entirely engraved and held together within a broad circular frame. A rare and attrative British Colonial item, redolent of Trinidad's principal economy, sugar production having begun on the island a century earlier in the 1770s.