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Glass negative (black and white); four girls kneeling on the ground, performing a childs dance; they wear cloth wraps around their waists; Tonga.
- Photographed in: Tonga
- Height: 12 centimetres
- Width: 16.4 centimetres
Inscription Positionfront of envelope
Inscription ContentLISTER 3/40 G.N. 625
Inscription Commenthandwritten in pencil
Inscription Positionfront of image
Inscription Commenthandwritten in ink on white label
Related images: Oc,B42 through Oc,B55 all contain Joseph Jackson Lister donation images.
Exact image: Oc,B47.14, Oc,B50.28
Similar image: Oc,B55.9
Context/inscription: "ito ito" refers to the game or dance which the children are doing.
Glass negative: Faded & overall red hue/caste on negative seemingly due to chemical reaction. Digital copy: saturation and levels adjusted
- Associated with: Tonga
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- 3/40 (Old BM Lister glass negative series number)
- GN 625 (Old BM glass negative number)
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Object reference number: EPF108181
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