photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); a group of Fijian constabulary playing in a marching band, walking down a road with western-style buildings on the left, and 1930's style cars; the men in the band are playing the tuba, and are being led by a man in the foreground carrying two staffs; spectators are watching from the veranda of the western-style building, with shop signs above and below them; a British and Fijian flag are visibly flying high in the background; Fiji.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 6.80 centimetres
Width: 11.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- It is believed that the images in Oc,B126 have all been collected by an as yet unidentified individual who photographed some of the images/view him or herself. The collection depicts scenes in Fiji and Tonga during the mid 20th Century (around the 1950's), where he or she was either visiting or working. Images photographed in Tonga, in 1951, depict the preparations and the celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Treaty between Great Britain and Tonga.
Inscriptions on some of the images note that the individual was an artist or had a passion for drawing. Furthermore, several of the images have unidentified initials inscribed on the back.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 31 (photographic series number)