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Thomas W. Edge-Partington album 2

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • 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 Position

      • Inscription Content

        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
    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.


  • Bibliography

    • Beattie 1909 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • 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


  • Additional IDs

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



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