safety negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Mitchell, Carleton
CARRIACOU; GRENADINES
Circa 1947
2.25 x 2.25 x 0

Safety negative; black man standing in dinghy, under trees, collecting oysters from trees in water; for similar views of oyster farmer see '1996.31.1059-.1070'; Caribbean; handwritten in original envelope "1155". Photographed by Carleton Mitchell. From Carleton Mitchell's "Islands to Windward": "In Tyrrell Bay on Carriacou, oysters literally 'grow on trees,' clinging in clusters to the roots of mangroves. To harvest them the roots are chopped off";


1996.31.1060

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