- Museum number
Photograph (colour); view of Hotu Matua, moai (figure carving) on a stone pedestal, inscribed with its name; men, women and children going about the daily lives on the right of the image; Hotu Matua, Easter Island.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
- September 1980
Height: 30.40 centimetres
Width: 20.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Context: The Hotu Matua monument is said to be that of a chief who arrived with his followers from Eastern Polynesia and settled on Easter Island about 1350 (after an invasion probably from the Marquesas Islands in the 5thC AD).
People: It is not known whether the people in this image are South American or Polynesian.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Katesa Schlosser donated a collection of forty seven albums of photographs from Africa and the Pacific in the 1990s and 2000. This album was donated in 2000.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Ea 8 (Schlosser photographic series number)