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photographic print / lantern slide

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc,G.T.2059

  • Description

    Photograph (black and white); lantern slide, hand-coloured; two teachers, men, with their arms crossed; the man on the right is wearing ear ornaments, whilst the man on the left has a wooden comb in his hair, and has a distended earlobe; thatched roof structure in background; Pileni, Solomon Islands.
    Photographic process

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  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1906
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.2 centimetres
    • Width: 8.2 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front of mount, inside glass
      • Inscription Content

        Melanesian Mission. 26.
        Pileni Teachers Reef Group.
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in ink
  • Curator's comments

    Related image: Oc,CA43.44, Oc,B113.26 and Oc,B113.27.Production: photographed by Beattie on a tour of the Melanesian Mission ship Southern Cross from Norfolk Island to Vanuatu and Solomon Islands in 1906.

    Bibliography: Beattie's 'Catalogue of a Series of Photographs Illustrating the Scenery and Peoples of the Islands in the South and Western Pacific' can be viewed at: www.anglicanhistory.org/oceania/beattie_catalogue1907.html (refer to the Beattie Photographic Series Number).

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  • Bibliography

    • Beattie 1909 bibliographic details
  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1990 (From a collection of about 900 photographs and 140 artefacts donated by the Melanesian Mission in 1991 while disposing of its collections and archives, then at Henley on Thames, facilitated by Ben Burt of the British Museum.)

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc,G.T.2059

  • Additional IDs

    • 26 (Melanesian Mission series number)
    • 442 (Beattie photographic series number)
Photograph (black and white); lantern sldie, hand-coloured; two teachers, men, with their arms crossed; the man on the right is wearing ear ornaments, whilst the man on the left has a wooden comb in his hair, and has a distended earlobe; thatched roof structure in background; Pileni, Solomon Islands.
Photographic process

Photograph (black and white); lantern sldie, hand-coloured; two teachers, men, with their arms crossed; the man on the right is wearing ear ornaments, whilst the man on the left has a wooden comb in his hair, and has a distended earlobe; thatched roof structure in background; Pileni, Solomon Islands. Photographic process

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