U.S. immigrant woman from Guadeloupe

1911 black-and-white photograph of a woman from Guadeloupe at Ellis Island. She is shown in profile with a solemn expression, wearing a traditional striped headwrap and a patterned blouse adorned with a necklace. Her earrings are visible as a highlight against her dark hair, capturing her elegant poise and the cultural attire of her homeland.

Portrait of an immigrant woman from Guadeloupe. Taken at Ellis Island in 1911.


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“Portrait of an immigrant woman from Guadeloupe” sources: Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. “Guadeloupean woman.” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-dc99-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99