safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
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Safety negative; black man standing in trees overhanging water, collecting oysters; for similar views see '1996.31.1059-.1070'; Caribbean; handwritten in original envelope "1157". 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".