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- Tony Atkinson
Photograph (black and white); three women performing a Gilbertese ceremonial dance, by moving their hips and holding their arms up at shoulder height; a group of men standing behind, singing; the women are wearing plant fibre skirts, necklaces and headbands; the men are wearing bark cloth wraps with belts, plant fibre necklaces and plant fibre headbands; Bairiki, Kiribati.
Gelatin silver print
- 25th March 1959
- Photographed in: Bairiki
- Height: 12.7 centimetres
- Width: 17.7 centimetres
Inscription Positionback of image
Inscription Commenthandwritten in black ink on yellow label
Context: This image was photographed between 2100-2300 hrs (see PicDoc 259).
- Topographic representation of: Bairiki
The British Museum made photographic prints from original negatives in Mr T Atkinson's collection. The images depict HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh's state visit to Kiribati (Gilbert and Ellice Islands) from 25th March - 5th April 1959. The BM has assigned copyright of these images.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- 42 (BM photographic series number)
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Object reference number: EPF103796
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