Alternative text (alt text) is meant for readers who cannot see an image, such as blind readers and readers who use a text or mobile browser. It should summarize an image's purpose, and should not duplicate its caption. Every image should have alt text, except for purely decorative images, which should instead have "
The following table shows images and captions on the left, and alt text and captions on the right: the right column is what a visually impaired reader will hear. This table was computed from the copy of South Pacific (musical) cached on None.
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South Pacific Playbill.jpg
Two men in business suits sit in theatre seats amiably discussing what they are watching
Publicity portrait of a man in his mid-fifties with curly hair (Pinza)
Portrait of a woman in her mid-thirties, with long curly hair and wearing an old-fashioned blouse with string tie
Four middle-aged men are gathered around to listen to a woman sing from a book
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A smiling woman with a topknot and strings of shells around her neck
In a "war room", three military men watch a worried man in civilian dress
Three women and three men on stage in a chorus number
Emile and Nellie grasp hands as Emile's two children look on.
A man about fifty and a younger woman (Martin), in formal dress, hold each other closely as they look upwards and to the right. They are seated on a divan or loveseat
A woman in her thirties with short, parted hair in a black-and-white portrait shot. She wears a khaki shirt.
A crouching man in military uniform watches a young woman and a middle-aged one make hand gestures to him
Pinza, in a white suit, walks along holding a mixed-race boy, about 7 or 8 years old, while listening to a slightly older girl who walks next to him.
A military scene. A woman dressed as a nurse holds a skirt she has just received from an enlisted man; she is pleased while he appears self-deprecating. Other enlisted men, many bare-chested, watch.
Martin, wearing a swimsuit, stands in an improvised shower stall as water pours down on her.
A DVD cover showing a woman with long reddish hair is flanked by two men wearing formal dress