photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); a group of men all wearing loin cloths, armlets and nose ornaments, standing and seated in a group of canoes, on a large expanse of water, with land in the distance, several men are holding paddles; Santa Cruz Island, Solomon Islands.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 10.50 centimetres
Width: 14.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Additional/other numbers: Following acquisition in 1987 this image was listed with a Museum of Mankind Number, the Beattie Catalogue number (1907), and a Museum of Mankind Copy Negative Number. PicDoc 93 lists all these numbers together.
Production: photographed by Beattie on a tour of the Melanesian Mission ship Southern Cross from Norfolk Island to Vanuatu and Solomon Islands in 1906.
Bibliography: Beattie's 'Catalogue of a Series of Photographs Illustrating the Scenery and Peoples of the Islands in the South and Western Pacific' can be viewed at: www.anglicanhistory.org/oceania/beattie_catalogue1907.html (refer to the Beattie Photographic Series Number).
Related image: Oc,G.N.2145 is a negative of this image.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From a collection of about 900 photographs and 140 artefacts donated by the Melanesian Mission in 1991 while disposing of its collections and archives, then at Henley on Thames, facilitated by Ben Burt of the British Museum.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 159
Miscellaneous number: 508