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Private House, New Providence Island, The Bahamas 1982

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    The Bahamas (photographed)

  • Date:

    1982 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Norfleet, Barbara, born 1926 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 978, box C

Physical description

A black and white photograph depicting a man in a swimsuit standing in the doorway to a bathroom, behind him is an exterior scene consisting of a swimming pool and tropical plants. Inside the bathroom a female domestic servant stands with her back to a sink unit.

Place of Origin

The Bahamas (photographed)


1982 (made)


Norfleet, Barbara, born 1926 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in ink on the back with the title
Signed and dated in ink on the back '© Barbara Norfleet 1982'


Height: 29 cm Size of image, Width: 43 cm Size of image, Height: 39.5 cm Size of sheet, Width: 50 cm Size of sheet

Descriptive line

Photograph by Barbara Norfleet, 'Private House, New Providence Island, The Bahamas, 1982', gelatin-silver print, New Providence Island, The Bahamas, 1982

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted

Bathroom; Servants; Swimwear; Swimming pool


Photographs; Interiors


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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