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[Straw Market], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/224

Scope and Contents

Showing a couple watching a straw hat maker at work. The typescript caption attached to the reverse of the print reads: 'Products sold from the stalls of Nassau's straw market have become the most popular souvenir of a visit to the Bahama Islands. Frivolous or utilitarian they have a tremendous appeal to vacationers, and those who have predetermined ideas as to style and decoration may even have special designs completed in time to carry the prize home with them. -30-.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau,' and 'Direction of (to): Robinson-Hannagan Associates,' and gives full address details for both. The print itself is stamped on the reverse with 'Bahamas News Bureau Photo,' and the number '5881.'

Dates

  • 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

General

WS.

Originator(s)

Bahamas News Bureau

Finding aid date

2004-06-28 09:19:56+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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