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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc,B134.17

  • Description

    Photograph (black and white); Manase Kavaliku's thatch-roofed fale (traditional Tongan houses); trees in the background; Nuku'alofa, Tonga.
    Gelatin silver print

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1954
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 6.5 centimetres
    • Width: 9.1 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of image
      • Inscription Content

        820N
      • Inscription Comment

        Red ink, stamped.
  • Curator's comments

    Related collections: This group of photographs relates to other photographs and works of art donated by Noelle Sandwith (See Oc,B135, Oc,A60, among others).

    Related information: This photograph was originally in a photo album, with a sticker, whose inscription reads: "Manase Kavaliku's 'fale'. Page 176."

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  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1994

  • Acquisition notes

    A collection of photographs and works of art, received by the British Museum as a gift from the artist herself (Picdoc 168 and Eth doc 1054).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc,B134.17

  • Additional IDs

    • F.N. 3548 (film negative number)
Photograph (black and white); Manase Kavaliku's thatch-roofed fale (traditional Tongan houses); trees in the background; Nuku'alofa, Tonga.  Gelatin silver print

Photograph (black and white); Manase Kavaliku's thatch-roofed fale (traditional Tongan houses); trees in the background; Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Gelatin silver print

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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