Hurricane house

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'A low, strongly built structure, just high enough for a man to crawl into, used as an emergency shelter if the area is hit by one of the hurricanes, or typhoons, which travel up the Bay of Bengal. The flimsy dwelling houses of these people would be unable to stand up to such storms.'

Access Information

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Note

Ethnic group: Rakhine

Ethnic group: Northern Rakhine

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

9.5 x 7 cm

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by J.P. Mills