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Mother and baby in British Guiana

Mother and baby in British Guiana

A cabinet card portrait of a young mother gazing adoringly at her baby, who is lying in an elaborate cot festooned in white.

Photographed by Siza of Georgetown, British Guiana, a British colony on the northern coast of South America. It gained independence in 1966, since when it has been known as Guyana.


Code: 125420

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