Commercial illustration for Gibraltarian social historian Richard Garcia.
This book tells the story of Gibraltar’s rich social history from 1704- 1749. It talks about the modern Rock of Gibraltar as we know it today, and the trials and tribulations faced by the inhabitants.
The book cover illustration was inspired by the artwork of Gustavo Bacarisas with the five individuals who take the place of the I’s in the title being 5 characters that you could find in Gibraltar in those times. These individuals ranged from members of the Jewish and Morrocan communities, a calentita seller and two ladies, one wearing the infamous Gibraltarian red cloak. These cloaks were made from military coats that went “missing.”
This book is the first in a trilogy.
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