The West India washer-woman

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Title

The West India washer-woman

Description

Four West Indian washerwomen - one a mulatta - washing in the river. A child is among the women who are covered from the waist down in cloths and wearing wraps on their heads.

Subject

Laundresses; Rivers; West Indians; Mother and child;
Women - Caribbean area; Racially mixed women

Creator

Agostino Brunias

Date

1779

Source

NLJ Prints Collection

Identifier

D0007569

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

Agostino Brunias, “The West India washer-woman,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed October 31, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/6757.