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  • Short Summary

    Footage of women coal shovelers at work in the British West Indies.

  • Description

    Bridgetown - Barbados - Lady Coal shovelers.

    West Indian women shovelling coal then; carrying it on trays balanced on their heads. CU woman working. Women walking down street carrying coal. Women selling pottery to white sailor. Women at market selling fruit from baskets and trays balanced on their heads. colonialism; workers; mining; industry; markets; food.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2396.12
    Media URN:
    76344
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:17:00 / 01:30:20:00
    Canister:
    ON 304 I

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