Guyana HP

  • Wooden House

    Image ID
    FOT395373
    Caption
    Wooden House
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5138 x 4023 px
    Keywords
    Architecture; blue, building; clouds; culvert; domestic; domicile; dwelling, eaves; eye level; fence; fruit trees; galvanised iron roof; green; historical; home; house; hot; mesh windows; morning; old; open plan; outdoors; plants; residence;...
    Description
    From a scan of an Instamatic (126) slide taken in August 1968.
  • Figure 1.5 A Sole-Trader Business

    Image ID
    FOT395374
    Caption
    Figure 1.5 A Sole-Trader Business
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    4376 x 5138 px
    Keywords
    Afternoon; below eye level; blue; crop; culture, customs, economy; environment; fresh; fruit; green; grass; lifestyle, Market; nationality, outdoors; pavement; people; produce; race, red; scales; sellers; social history, society, travel, tropical;...
    Description
    From a scan of an Instamatic (126) slide taken in October 1974.
  • Wooden House Black and White

    Image ID
    FOT536076
    Caption
    Wooden House Black and White
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3617 px
    Keywords
    Architecture; Black and white, building; clouds; culvert; domestic; domicile; dwelling, eaves; eye level; fence; fruit trees; galvanised iron roof; green; historical; home; house; hot; mesh windows; morning; old; open plan; outdoors; plants; residence;...
    Description
    Digital scan from a colour transparency taken on a 126 Instamatic camera
  • Mackenzie Highway

    Image ID
    FOT623023
    Caption
    Mackenzie Highway
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3720 px
    Keywords
    Bauxite; clouds; dust; dusty; environment; flora; highway; humid; humidity; industrial; industry; jungle; link; machinery; mining; road; sand; sky; smoke; transport; trees; tropical; tropics; town; raho; Mackenzie; Guyana; South America
    Description
    Highway linking the Bauxite town of Mackenzie to Georgetown, the capital of Guyana. Before the road was built, for most people, the only way to Georgetown was by ferry, the R H Carr, down the Demerara River. Depending on the tide, the journey could take...
  • Spoil from a Bauxite Mine

    Image ID
    FOT623024
    Caption
    Spoil from a Bauxite Mine
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3720 px
    Keywords
    Bauxite; clouds; dust; dusty; environment; flora; humid; humidity; industrial; industry; jungle; machinery; mine; mining; open cast; overburden; road; sand; sky; spoil; transport; trees; tropical; tropics; town; vehicle; raho; Mackenzie; Guyana; South...
    Description
    Spoil from a Bauxite Mine. In order to reach the good bauxite ore, open cast mining techniques were used, and the spoil of sand and poor ore was piled up into hugh mounds. The roads were constructed using the overburden, and when it rained they could be...
  • Bauxite Mine

    Image ID
    FOT623049
    Caption
    Bauxite Mine
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3720 px
    Keywords
    Bauxite; clouds; conveyor; dust; dusty; environment; flora; humid; humidity; industrial; industry; jungle; machinery; mine; mining; open cast; overburden; plant, road; safety, sand; sky; spoil; transport; trees; tropical; tropics; town; vehicle; water;...
    Description
    Open cast Bauxite Mine showing the conveyor belt system of bringing the ore to the surface. As this mine was considerably below ground and river level it had to be constantly pumped out. Digital scan of a slide taken with an Instamatic camera
  • Figure 1.1. Business in Primary Sector

    Image ID
    FOT623051
    Caption
    Figure 1.1. Business in Primary Sector
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3720 px
    Keywords
    Bauxite; clouds; conveyor; dust; dusty; engine, environment; flora; humid; humidity; industrial; industry; jungle; levels; line, machine, machinery; men, mine; mining; open cast; overburden; plant, railway, road; safety, sand; sky; soil profile; spoil;...
    Description
    Open cast Bauxite Mine showing heavy machinery and a train. As this mine was considerably below ground and river level it had to be constantly pumped out. Digital scan of a slide taken with an Instamatic camera
  • Bauxite Mine 02 Monochrome

    Image ID
    FOT623052
    Caption
    Bauxite Mine 02 Monochrome
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3720 px
    Keywords
    Bauxite; black and white; clouds; conveyor; dust; dusty; engine, environment; flora; humid; humidity; industrial; industry; jungle; levels; line, machine, machinery; mine; mining; open cast; overburden; plant, railway, road; safety, sand; sky; soil...
    Description
    Open cast Bauxite Mine showing heavy machinery and a train. As this mine was considerably below ground and river level it had to be constantly pumped out. Digital scan of a slide taken with an Instamatic camera and converted to black and white
  • Visitors at a Bauxite Mine

    Image ID
    FOT623053
    Caption
    Visitors at a Bauxite Mine
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    3720 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    Bauxite; black and white; clouds; conveyor; dust; dusty; ecology, environment; flora; humid; humidity; industrial; industry; jungle; levels; machinery; men; mine; mining; open cast; overburden; road; safety; sand; sky; soil profile; spoil; students;...
    Description
    Group of students visiting a Bauxite Mine Digital scan of a slide taken with an Instamatic camera and converted to black and white
  • Mackenzie from Wismar

    Image ID
    FOT623054
    Caption
    Mackenzie from Wismar
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3720 px
    Keywords
    Bauxite; beach; black and white; buildings, clouds; Demerara; dust; dusty; ecology; environment; flora; humid; humidity; industrial; industry; low tide; pollution; prosperous; prosperity; river; sand; sky; smoke; trees; tropical; tropics; town; water;...
    Description
    Mackenzie from Wismar on the west bank of the Demerara River. Wismar was so called after a town of the same name in Germany. Before the bridge over the river was constructed the only way across was by small boats. Prior to the introduction of outboard...
  • Wismar Guyana

    Image ID
    FOT623078
    Caption
    Wismar Guyana
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3720 px
    Keywords
    Adult; Architecture; black and white; cable; culture; dirt; dwellings; environment; female; home; house; humid; humidity; lines; morning; parasol; poor; post; power; road; shack; shed; social; stilts; sunny; sunshine; supply; tree; tropical; tropics;...
    Description
    The town of Wismar lies on the west bank of the Demerara River across from the more prosperous mining town of Mackenzie. It had become the main shopping "centre" for the whole area, with my small shops, but was very run down. The original...
  • Bourda Market Guyana

    Image ID
    FOT623079
    Caption
    Bourda Market Guyana
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 3720 px
    Keywords
    Afternoon; Architecture; bridge; business; busy; bustling; buy; car; commerce; commercial; commodity; culture; environment; female; green; goods; humid; humidity; lifestyle; lush; male; man; Market; sell; shopping; society, trade; tree; tropical;...
    Description
    Bourda Market was second in importance to Stabroek Market which was the largest. It was still a busy shopping area. The name "Bourda" might be more familiar to cricket fans because of the International Cricket Ground. Digital scan of a slide...
  • Bourda Market Guyana 01

    Image ID
    FOT623080
    Caption
    Bourda Market Guyana 01
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    5100 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    Afternoon; Architecture; boy; business; busy; bustling; buy; child; commerce; commercial; commodity; culture; environment; female; girl; goods; grass; green; ground; humid; humidity; lifestyle; lush; male; man; Market; notice; people; sell; shopping;...
    Description
    Bourda Market was second in importance to Stabroek Market which was the largest. It was still a busy shopping area. The name "Bourda" might be more familiar to cricket fans because of the International Cricket Ground. Digital scan of a slide...
  • Mule Cart

    Image ID
    FOT623277
    Caption
    Mule Cart
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    4154 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    Animal; beast of burden; black and white; bustling; busy; buy; cart; culture, customs; dray; environment; goods; hot, humid, humidity, mammal; mule; pair; people; sell; seller; smallholder, stall; tradition, transport, tropical, tropics, vendor; work;...
    Description
    Carrying goods by mule cart was still the method of choice for some smallholders. It was however a dying custom. Digital scan of a slide taken with an Instamatic camera very late in the afternoon and converted to black and white
  • Disused Railway Station

    Image ID
    FOT623293
    Caption
    Disused Railway Station
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    4202 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    Abandoned; Architecture; building; culture; disused; environment; railway; society; station; terminus; track; traditional; wood; wooden; raho; Parika; Georgetown; Guyana; South America
    Description
    Round about 1971 the then government disbanded the railway network, and the buildings, plant and machinery were left to deteriorate. The railway terminus at Parika was the destination for those wanting to take the ferry to the west across the Demerara...
  • Koker (Sluice), West Demerara

    Image ID
    FOT623305
    Caption
    Koker (Sluice), West Demerara
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    4097 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    Adult; Architecture; building; buy; canal; child; construction; culture; customs; environment; gate; home; hot; house; koker; morning; people; post; road; sell; sluice; society; tradition; tropical; tropics; vendor; wood; wooden; raho; West Demerara;...
    Description
    Georgetown, being below sea level, would flood were it not for the sea wall. In addition to this, Georgetown is transected by canals, remeniscent of those found in Amsterdam, Holland, and those in Georgetown were (probably) built by the Dutch who...
  • Koker (Sluice), West Demerara 01

    Image ID
    FOT623306
    Caption
    Koker (Sluice), West Demerara 01
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Robert Ho
    Dimensions
    4097 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    Adult; Architecture; black and white; building; buy; canal; child; construction; culture; customs; environment; gate; home; hot; house; koker; morning; people; post; road; sell; sluice; society; tradition; tropical; tropics; vendor; wood; wooden; raho;...
    Description
    Georgetown, being below sea level, would flood were it not for the sea wall. In addition to this, Georgetown is transected by canals, remeniscent of those found in Amsterdam, Holland, and those in Georgetown were (probably) built by the Dutch who...