Black and White Photograph of Wash Day at Harden Gut Frederiksted, St. Croix By Axel Ovesen
(Photography - 20th Century - St. Croix - Axel Ovesen)

St. Croix, USVI: St. Croix Landmarks Society, F Axel Ovesen was a Danish photographer who had moved to St. Croix during the Danish period of overseeing the island in the early 20th century; he stayed after his military service and opened a photographic studio which continued for many years. His photographic negatives later became the Ovesen Collection at the St.Croix Landmarks Society in Frederiksted and were available for purchase in various formats. The title of this image is given on the reverse in pencil and also has the Society's stamp; no date is indicated for this printing of the image. Approx. 11" x14" overall size; the central part of the image very sharply taken and printed; with some slight fading out towards the edges. Closed marginal edge-tear at bottom edge; some crinkling and soiling; in good condition overall. Good Paperback (Item ID: 26022)


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