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Bahamas Male Sculpture Made with Wire and Wearing a Straw Hat (Close Up)

Bahamas Male Sculpture Made with Wire and Wearing a Straw Hat (Close Up)

Bahamian man sculpted with a wire frame, face, and arms. His shirt and pants are made from cloth, and then covered with a glue or lacquer to harden. He is wearing a straw hat and is making straw baskets. His wooden stand has sand glued to it. Tag: "In the beginning was wire and desire and the union was good. Then came along determination and that was good. Then a world where Native lifestyles are depicted. Welcome to our world. The Lil Locals World - Lofft Touch A Charlow Creation. Hand sculptured in the Bahamas." The figure is 10 inches (25 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Bahamas, Caribbean, Hat, Male
Keywords: All_Bahamas_Straw, Bahamas, Caribbean, baskets, doll, figurine, glue, hand made, hand sculptured, handcrafted, hat, island, male, man, native lifestyle, sand, straw hat, straw market, wire
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.05
F Number: 1.8
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23570