photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
- Series: Rev D.L. Francis
Photograph (black and white); a close up of a patient from the Torres Strait Islands' right foot, with a very advanced case of nerve leprosy, at the Melanesian Mission Hospital(?); Fauabu, Solomon Islands.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
- 1930's (early) (circa)
Height: 19.20 centimetres (image)
Height: 27.80 centimetres (mount)
Width: 14.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 20.50 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
It is unclear where exactly this image was photographed, and whether or not the person is possibly a patient at the Melanesian Mission Hospital, Fauabu.
The inscription on the large image identifies the person as from the Torres Strait Islands.
The BM Pictorial Collection owns a photographic print of this image Oc,A5.59 and Oc,A5.60, with a photographic print copy Oc,CA5.61 (MM034216-114)
- Not on display
- This image has been stuck to paper, using double-sided(?) adhesive tape.
- 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: 160