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Georgetown Gallery Page 3 - General Views
Georgetown Gallery Pages

• 1 - General Views • 2 - More General Views • 3 - More General Views
• 4 - Some Places of Worship • 5 - Georgetown Coast • 6 - Zoo and Botannical Gardens • 7 - St. George's Cathedral (exterior) • 8 - St. George's Cathedral (interior) • 9 - St. George's Cathedral (monumental inscriptions) • 10 - Old Views • 11 - More Old Views
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• See also Guyana Gallery

Amongst other items, this page includes :
• The Monument of the Non-Aligned Movement. It consists of the busts of its founders, from left to right: President Jamal Nasser (Egypt), Prime Minister Kwame N. Kruma (Ghana), Prime Minister Jawaharlal (Panditji) Nehru (India) and President Josip Tito (Yugoslavia). In front are a pond and four columns of Jasper rock from the Ireng River in southern Guyana.
Also included are:
• The 1763 National Monument commemorating the uprising of slaves in the Dutch colony of Berbice (now part of Guyana). One of the leaders was Cuffy, or Kofi (d. 1763). He was an Akan and was captured in his native West Africa and sold into slavery to work in the plantations in the Dutch colony. The revolt involved more than 2,500 slaves.

• The Umana Yana benab, a conical palm thatched hut, erected for the Non-Aligned Foreign Ministers Conference in Georgetown, in August 1972, by a team of about sixty Wai-Wai Amerindians.
• the lighthouse, the bandstand in the Promenade Gardens, and more ....

Monument of the Non-Aligned Movement, Church Street.
Monument of the Non-Aligned Movement, Church Street.
It commemorates the 1972 Conference of Foreign Ministers of Non-Aligned countries held in Guyana.

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The 1763 National Monument commemorating the uprising led by Cuffy.
The 1763 National Monument commemorating the uprising led by Cuffy.
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The junction of Light Street and Regent Road.
The junction of Light Street and Regent Road.
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Lamaha Street and Canal.
Lamaha Street and Canal.
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An old house on the Railway Embankment Road; the railway,  itself, has long gone.
An old house on the Railway Embankment Road; the railway, itself, has long gone.
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The old railway embankment.
The old railway embankment.

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Promenade Gardens with a hint of 'Imperial Echoes' provided by the bandstand.
Promenade Gardens with a hint of 'Imperial Echoes' provided by the bandstand.

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Regent Street, Bourda.  A dog's life.
Regent Street, Bourda. A dog's life.

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The Lighthouse, Water Street.  Now disused, it was built in 1830.
The Lighthouse, Water Street. Now disused, it was built in 1830.

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Umana Yana benab, High Street and the Guyana Marine Turtle Monument.
Umana Yana benab, High Street and the Guyana Marine Turtle Monument."

[2012]


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