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Thomas W. Edge-Partington album 2

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc,Ca42.114

  • Title (series)

    • Thomas W. Edge-Partington album 2
  • Description

    Digital image of a photograph, black & white, showing, Solomon Islands

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1906 (photograph)
  • Production place

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 26.4 centimetres (mount)
    • Width: 33.3 centimetres (mount)
    • Height: 14.8 centimetres (image)
    • Width: 19.9 centimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front
      • Inscription Content

        CANOE HOUSES, PACKU RIVER, CHOISEUL.
        711 – BEATTIE – HOBART.
      • Inscription Comment

        photochemically inscribed
  • Curator's comments

    This photograph was made by John Watt Beattie in 1906 on a tour of the Melanesian Mission ship Southern Cross through Vanuatu and Solomon Islands.
    Beattie published a catalogue of Pacific Islands photographs and wrote a journal which provides additional information about many of them. These and other relevant papers are published by Project Canterbury at www.anglicanhistory.org/oceania/beattie.
    When acquired by the British Museum, these photographs and the copy negatives made from them were catalogued in PicDoc93.
    The BM Pictorial Collection owns a photographic print of this image; See Oc,B116.100.

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  • Bibliography

    • Beattie 1909 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2005

  • Acquisition notes

    Copied from an album of photographs compiled by Thomas W. Edge-Partington prior to 1920, in possession of his son Capt. Thomas K. Edge-Partington, who assigned conditional copyright to the British Museum in 2005 (See PicDoc 186).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc,Ca42.114

  • Additional IDs

    • 711 (Beattie photographic series)
Digital image of a photograph, black & white, showing, Solomon Islands

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