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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am,A50.55

  • Description

    Photograph (black and white); view of a bus stop with a group of women, all descendants of Native North American slaves, all seated on a bench, some holding bags and walking sticks, two of the women are wearing hats; a bus is on the other side of the bus stop, and a girl carrying a rucksack is walking past the women; Hamilton, Bermuda.
    Gelatin silver print

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  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1996
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 25.4 centimetres (image)
    • Height: 20.3 centimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of image
      • Inscription Content

        B5
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in ink onto label
  • Curator's comments

    Related information: This image was found with a title page stating:
    'BERMUDA'

    and a handwritten information card, noting that this photo was taken in 1996, in Hamilton of a bus stop.

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1997 (November)

  • Acquisition notes

    Donated an album of photographs of Native North Americans and Bermudans, in exchange for 25 photographs from the collections.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am,A50.55

  • Additional IDs

    • B5 (Photographic series number)

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