photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
- Series: Rev D.L. Francis
Photograph (black and white); a close up of a man's side of his chest, standing with his arm in the air, showing a cyst swelling, as a patient at the Melanesian Mission Hospital(?); Fauabu, Solomon Islands.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
- 1930's (early) (circa)
Height: 18.70 centimetres (image)
Height: 27.80 centimetres (mount)
Width: 14.50 centimetres (image)
Width: 20.30 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- The BM Pictorial Collection owns a copy print Oc,CA5.44 (MM034216-76), and a small photographic print Oc,A5.45, furthermore the collection has a photo of the same man with the sist in Oc,A5.46 (taken from a different angle) stored in the ring binder folder.
This image is the exact same image as Oc,A5.45, however it has been mirror developed.
The man in this photograph can be seen in a frontal view Oc,A5.49
- Not on display
- This image with it's mount has been stuck to paper, using double-sided(?) adhesive tape.
Black sticky tape has been used on the mount to cover the inscription.
- 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: 147