safety negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Mitchell, Carleton
MARTINIQUE: St. Pierre
Circa 1947
2.25 x 2.25 x 0

Safety negative; contact print, negative is missing; view of volcano Mont Pelee and town of St. Pierre at its base, taken through palm trees; caption under this photo in "Islands to Windward" reads "The slumbering volcano of Mont Pelee in an unusual moment when the peak is free of clouds. At the foot lies St. Pierre, rebuilt on the ashes of the old town."; Martinique; for similar views of Pelee see '1996.31.1295-.1297'; hadnwritten on original contact card "neg. missing [unintelligible word] 61"; original negative number "1389", no original envelope. Photographed by Carleton Mitchell. Information taken from Mitchell's "Islands to Windward: Cruising the Caribbees"; p. 77.


1996.31.1297

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