photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
- Series: Rev D.L. Francis
Photograph (black and white); portrait of a child suffering with a tropical sores on his body, as a patient at the Melanesian Mission Hospital; Fauabu, Solomon Islands.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
- 1930's (early)
Height: 18.70 centimetres (image)
Height: 20.10 centimetres (mount)
Width: 14.30 centimetres (image)
Width: 27.70 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
Thisi mage is mounted onto black card, which would have been displayed to promote the Melanesian Mission and used for fundraising.
The BM Pictorial Collection owns a photographic print of this image which has been flipped in the printing process Oc,A5.334 and a photographic copy print Oc,CA5.34 (MM034216-117) stored in the ring binder folder.
- 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: 142