photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
- Series: J M Booth
Photograph (black and white) from an album; a group of people seated in the grass outdoors waiting to watch the performance of a meke i wau (club dance); a group of men in ceremonial dress outdoors enter to begin the meke i wau; they wear garlands and armbands made of plant material, and plant material skirts, some wear headgear; they all hold wooden clubs; trees, thatch-constructed bure (houses) and hills in the background; Beqa, Fiji.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 7.80 centimetres (image)
Height: 26.60 centimetres (mount)
Width: 10.20 centimetres (image)
Width: 36.60 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Related images: Oc,A66.301 through 316 are all depictions of various Meke (dances) on Beqa.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- This Album is part of a collection from Oceania and Asia by Booth, consisting of 6 albums, three in Oceania and three in Asia, and a number of loose prints, likewise, from both Oceania and Asia.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 80 (album page number)