Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A black and white photograph of several Black women standing at ironing boards and holding irons. Many of the women look at the camera or down at their work.

Title: Laundry – Ironing Room – 1918


Date: 1918

Source: National Archives at College Park

Copyright/Permissions: Laundry – Ironing Room – 1918; Photographic Prints of Buildings, Grounds, and People, 1870 – 1920; Records of St. Elizabeths Hospital, 1820 – 1987, Record Group 418; National Archives at College Park. Unrestricted.

Location(s): St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA


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