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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Photograph (black and white); two children, traditionally wrestling, hands are clasped around one another’s waists, with the aim to throw the opponent over; Tikopia, Solomon Islands.
    Gelatin silver print

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1975
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 12.65 centimetres
    • Width: 17.7 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

        back of image
      • Inscription Content

        The copies/prints were made by the
        British Museum Photographic Service from
        originals not taken by official British
        Museum photographers. The Photographic
        Service can therefore taken no respons-
        ibility for the quality thereof.
      • Inscription Comment

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

        back of image
      • Inscription Content

        CHILDREN PLAYING [crossed out]
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in black & blue ink.
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    A collection of photographic prints made from slides and negatives loaned by Mick Pendergrast in around 1978 - Nov 1980, consisting of images mainly taken in Tikopia, the Solomon Islands. The British Museum Pictorial Collection have been assigned copyright to these images.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1975/2/10

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