photographic print / cabinet card
Photograph (black and white); cabinet card; portrait of a woman sitting in a wooden chair in front of a wall made from lashed together sticks; she is wearing a top and skirt made of patterned cloth, with a plant fibre accessory around her waist, and she is holding a fan; the woman has elephanitis in her right arm; Tonga.
- Photographed in: Tonga (?)
- Height: 15.4 centimetres (image)
- Width: 12 centimetres (image)
- Height: 16.5 centimetres (mount)
- Width: 12.1 centimetres (mount)
Related images: Oc,B42 through Oc,B55 all contain Joseph Jackson Lister donation images. The glass negative for this print exists in the British Museum Pictorial Collection: Oc,G.N.1610.
Exact image: Oc,B46.3, Oc,B54.11, Oc,B130.158.
- Associated with: Tonga (?)
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- Oc-G.N.-1610 (BM glass negative series number)
Photograph (black and white); cabinet card; a Tongan woman sitting in a wooden chair in front of a wall made from plant material; she is wearing a top and skirt made of patterned cloth, with a plant fibre accessory around her waist, and she is holding a Samoan fan; Tonga. Albumen print
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Object reference number: EPF101459
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