photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
- Series: Rev D.L. Francis
Photograph (black and white); three orphaned children standing inside a wooden play pen, situated outside on a veranda; a man with an amputated leg is holding one of the children on his lap; in the background a man is feeding a baby with a bottle; Fauabu, Solomon Islands.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
- 1931 (circa)
Height: 18.70 centimetres (image)
Height: 26.70 centimetres (mount)
Width: 25.20 centimetres (image)
Width: 28 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
This large image is stored in a box of larger photographic images (part of Rev D L Francis's collection), with its' registration number Oc,A4 reflecting that it is part of the ring binder collection Oc,A4. The box and the ring binder are located next to one another in the album section of the stores.
The BM Pictorial Collection own a photographic copy print Oc,CA4.108 (MM034216-105) stored in the ring binder folder.
The nurse in this photograph 'Sister Piggot' worked at Fauabu hospital and married Rev David Lloyd Francis.
It is believed that Sister Piggot and Dr McPherson are the same people photographed in Oc,A4.102.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collection of photographs acquired for the Museum of Mankind in 1992 by Ben Burt, as a gift from the executors of Rev. Francis' estate. The collection is comprised of 3 albums, and 1 box:
Oc-A4 (stored in a ring binder folder and also in a box, additionally labelled with the registration number Oc-A4, containing large photographs)
Oc-A5 (stored in a ring binder folder)
Oc-A6 (stored in a ring binder folder)
A box of large photographic prints, additionally labelled with the registration number Oc-A5 and Oc-A6
Oc-B104 (stored in a ring binder box).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 81