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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc,F.N.3737

  • Description

    Negative (black and white); of a drawing of several people wearing dance costumes, and performing different sections of the Laka Laka dance, some are holding dance paddles; 'Utulei, Tonga.
    Photographic process

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 20thC(mid)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 12.6 centimetres
    • Height: 7.6 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front of negative
      • Inscription Content

        1955-766-14
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pen
  • Curator's comments

    Related collections: This group of negatives are of drawings made by Noelle Sandwith. The prints of these negatives are also held in the BM collections.

    Related image: Oc,lge.38

  • Condition

    Digital copy: saturation and levels adjusted.

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1997

  • Acquisition notes

    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".

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc,F.N.3737

  • Additional IDs

    • 1955-766-14 (Negative number)
Negative (black and white); of a drawing of several people wearing dance  costumes, and performing different sections of the Laka Laka dance, some  are holding dance paddles; 'Utulei, Tonga.
Photographic process

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