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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc,B118.213

  • Description

    Photograph (black and white); view of the starboard of a sailing ship at sea; Papua New Guinea.
    Gelatin silver print

  • Date

    • 1903-1904
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.1 centimetres (image)
    • Width: 10.3 centimetres (image)
    • Height: 8.1 centimetres (mount)
    • Width: 10.3 centimetres (mount)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of mount
      • Inscription Content

        957
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pencil
  • Curator's comments

    This photograph is from a collection of images taken during the Cooke-Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.

    The collection has no acquisition details, but was found with a number of papers, letters and language term lists seemingly connected to C. G. Seligman, which have been created into an EthDoc. Several hair specimens were also found amongst the letters.

    A number of the photographs in the collection were found in brown ‘G.B.K’ envelopes. The envelopes have a variety of handwritten numbers (in red ink, black ink, pencil, and/or blue pencil) which are believed to refer to a BM inventory number (given at an unknown date presumably after the collection came to the BM), as well as some descriptive notes which locate where the images were photographed.Related Images: The BM Pictorial Collection own a series of photographic prints of the same ship; See Oc,B118.208 through to Oc,B118.217. This is an exact photographic print of Oc,B18.214.

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  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Cooke-Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea
      1903-1904
  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc,B118.213

  • Additional IDs

    • 957 (BM inventory number)
Photograph (black and white); view of the starboard of a sailing ship at sea; Papua New Guinea.
		Gelatin silver print

Photograph (black and white); view of the starboard of a sailing ship at sea; Papua New Guinea. Gelatin silver print

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