Photograph (black and white); of a drawing of a girl from several angles, performing a section of the Laka Laka dance, she is wearing a dance costume made up of leg ornaments, arm ornaments, a plant fibre skirt, a neck ornament, and flowers in her hair; Nuku'alofa, Tonga.
Gelatin silver print
- Photographed in: Tonga (?)
- Width: 29.6 centimetres (image)
- Height: 24.9 centimetres (image)
- Height: 26.8 centimetres (mount)
- Width: 31.6 centimetres (mount)
Inscription Positionback of mount
Inscription Content"LAKA LAKA" (TONGAN) DANCERS, NUKU'ALOFA. 1954
MISS NOELLE SANDWITH,
Inscription Commenthandwritten in pencil
This photograph is of a drawing made by Noelle Sandwith.Related image: Oc,F.N.3738
Photograph is covered in sticky back plastic.
- Associated with: Nuku'alofa
Miss Noelle Sandwith donated a collection of 65 drawings, eleven framed paintings, a collection of prints and negatives, and a manuscript entitled "Wide-eyed in Tonga".
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Object reference number: EPF110400
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