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Brazil photograph album, circa 1910-1916
Bernath Mss 317
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Title:

Brazil photograph album, circa 1910-1916

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

130 black/white photographs, along with a few postcards, some with captions in English, from a British family, depicting their life on a banana and dairy plantation called Bemfica in Macuco, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Includes images of the journey out, several of Guanabara Bay and Rio from a liner, but most depicting day-to-day life on the plantation, many of workers, their families, and social events like large-scale picnics. Also includes images of family back in England, service in World War I with the King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), and a trip to Africa, including Bulawayo (Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe).

Date:

1910 (issued)

Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Brazil photograph album, Bernath Mss 317. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.2 linear feet

Language:

English

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Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.