Sir Ronald Garvey
- Sir Ronald Garvey
Photograph (black and white) of a photograph; group of children crouching down on the ground, holding plant fibre fans, and wearing personal beaded ornaments; more children, a man, and a woman(?) carrying a baby in the background; the shadow of the photographer in the foreground; Taumako, Duff Islands.
Gelatin silver print
- Photographed in: Taumako (?)
- Height: 17.7 centimetres
- Width: 12.7 centimetres
Inscription Positionback of image
Inscription ContentGARVEY 97
Inscription Commenthandwritten in black ink and pencil
Location: This image is believed to have been photographed in Taumako, Duff Islands.
- Associated with: Taumako (?)
A collection of photographs by Sir Ronald Garvey. The images mostly depict the Solomon Islands where he served as a District Officer from 1926-1932. Lady Patricia Garvey (Sir Ronald Garvey's widow) enabled the British Museum to make photographic copy prints from original photographs and negatives. The collection was housed in albums and/or kept as loose prints or negatives. PicDoc 260 annotates whether the image was copied from an album, a lose print, or from a negative. It also annotates all the original inscriptions found accompanying with the photographic prints and/or the albums.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- GARVEY 97 (BM photographic series number)
- MM034270/29 (Museum of Mankind photographic series number)
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Object reference number: EPF104123
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