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Clipping sponges in a sponge yard, Nassau.
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Beating a sponge with a stick to clean it.
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The Nassau Sponge Exchange Company Limited.
SpongeHut.jpg
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Sorting Sponges at Nassau.
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The Nassau Sponge Exchange Company Limited.
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Sponge Market, Nassau Harbour.
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Sorted sponges at the Sponge Market, Nassau.
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Sponges at the Sponge Exchange, Nassau.
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Spongeyard along the docks, Nassau, c.1901.
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Sponge Fleet, Nassau, c.1900.
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Unusually large sponge specimen, 1929.
BigSponge.jpg
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Large pile of sponges, Nassau, 1929.
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Sponge Exchange, Nassau.
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Spongers, Nassau.
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Sponge Pile, Nassau Sponge Exchange.
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Sponge Wharf, Nassau Harbour, March 1947.
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"I have a hunch this was the ice man, who used to travel door to door selling ice from a large block bought at the Ice House."

Ron Lightbourn, Nassau, Bahamas.

An Early Glass Slide Showing Piles of Sponges.
SpongePiles.jpg
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The description of the glass slide shown above.
SpongeText.jpg
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Early Photo of a Sponge Wagon, Nassau.
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Sponge Fishing Boat, Nassau.
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Sponge Waggon, Nassau.
SpongeWaggon.jpg
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A Sponge Packing House, Nassau.
SpongeHouse.jpg
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Sponge Fleet, Nassau.
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Sponges Drying in the Sun, Nassau.
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Trimming Sponges, Nassau.
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Sponge workers, Nassau Harbour.
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Entrance to Sponge Exchange, Nassau. 1901.
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Sponge Market, Nassau.
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Sponge Fleet, Nassau Harbour, N.P.W.I.
SpongeFleet3.jpg
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Trimming Sponges, Nassau.
TrimmingSponges2.jpg
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Sponge Market, Nassau.
SpongeMarket5.jpg
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Sponges, Nassau.
SpongeYard4.jpg
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The Sponge Wharf, Nassau.
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Loading Sponges, Nassau.
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Sponge Boats at Dock, Nassau.
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Sponge Fishing Boats, Nassau. Posted 28-8-28.
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A Sponge Yard.
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Sponge Fleet, Nassau.
SpongeFleet.jpeg
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The Sponge Fleet at Nassau.
SpongeBoat.jpeg
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Sponge Kraals, A Good Catch.
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Pritchard.jpg

The Nassau Sponge Exchange Company Limited.
SpongeExchange.jpg
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Sponge Kraals.
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Sawyers Sponge Yard, Nassau.
SpongeYard.jpg
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Sponging Vessels, Nassau.
SpongingVessels.jpg
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Sponge Delivery Wagon, Nassau.
SpongeCart.jpg
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Press Room, Psilinakis Sponge Packing House.
PressRoom.jpg
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Sponge Fishing Fleet, Nassau.
SpongeFishingBoats.jpg
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Delivery Waggon, Psilinakis Sponge Yard.
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Sponge Fleet, Nassau.
SpongeFleet2.jpg
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Trimming Sponges, Nassau.
TrimmingSponges.jpg
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Sponge Market, Nassau.
SpongeMarket.jpg
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Esfakis' Sponge Packing House. Posted Jan 7-1930.
EsfakisPackingHouse.jpg
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Selected Wool Sponges, Tiliacos' Packing House.
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Sponge Fleet at Anchor, Nassau.
SpongeFleet.jpg
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Sponge Yard Along the Docks, Nassau. 1904
SpongeYard2.jpg
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Sponge Fishing Boats, Nassau.
SpongeBoats.jpg
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Trimming Sponges (Psilinakis' Packing House).
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Trimming Sponges, Nassau.
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Sponge Fishing, Nassau.
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Sponge Clipping.
SpongeClipping.jpg
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Fleet of Sponging Vessels, Nassau.
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