Man making bamboo fish trap, St. Lucia, 1947

safety negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Mitchell, Carleton
ST. LUCIA
Circa 1947
2.25 x 2.25 x 0

Safety negative; black man. sitting and building fish trap out of cane; St. Lucia, Caribbean; caption under photo in "Islands to Windward" reads "A native of St. Lucia makes a fish trap from strings of bamboo. The trap is weighted with stones. Fish can enter through the tunnels, but find it difficult to escape."; for similar views of man see '1996.31.1201-.1202'; handwritten on original envelope "1294". Photographed by Carleton Mitchell. Published in Mitchell's "Islands to Windward: Cruising the Caribbees"; p. 64. See also 1996.31.6311, 1996.31.6254, 1996.31.5851.


1996.31.1202

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