Watson Yates, Ann.

St. Michael, Barbados: Black Birds Studios, 2000. 1st ed. 4to, wrps, 104 p., semi-glossy stock, b/w photos. New Paperback 9768078472 The author was born and spent her youth in Barbados. Her family on both sides (Watson and Gooding) settled on the island almost 400 years ago, She was educated at Codrington High School, and gained distinctions in Fine Art from the Royal Drawing Sicety in London. She worked for many years with the stamp dealers Stanley Gibbons as an investment advider in their rare stamp department in London. It was during this time, that in addition to stamps, she started to collect maps, prints, engravings, post cards and photographs of Barbados. Her pictures and ideas from the nucleus of this book. (Item ID: 154158)


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