Native Washerwomen and view of Country, Barbados, B. W. I.

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Title: Native Washerwomen and view of Country, Barbados, B. W. I.
Author: Knights Limited, Barbados; The Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is responsible for making this digital resource available.
Abstract: The image shows a group of seven women doing their laundry outside. The women are suing the nearby rocks to lay their washing out to dry. In the background is a panoramic view of the countryside,there is also a vast view of the island in the background. The ladies are washing their clothes and hanging them on the rocks to dry. This is a divided back postcard. Back of the postcard Letter: New Year’s Eve 1.00 at Barbados, B.W.I. Just leaving Barbados now for homeward bound, expect me arriving 18th or 19th January. This is a view as we see the island from the ship. Best Love. Cecil. Letter addressed to: Mrs. E. McIntyre, 32 Ft. Helens Park Road, Hastings, England AL N £6 (Handwritten in Pencil). Published by Knights Ltd, Barbados.
Description: Landscape; Sephia tone;, 3 ½” x 5½ ”

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