photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); a man, ceremonially dressed, sitting in the centre of the image with five women on a plant fibre mat, in front of a thatched roof round building; they are seated in the same position with their right leg crossed over their left leg, and the hands clasped together on their right knee; the man is wearing a feather and shell headdress, a plant fibre necklace, and a plant fibre skirt; the women sitting on either side of the man, are wearing flower and plant fibre hair ornaments, plant fibre necklaces, and plant fibre skirts; a man in western-style dress and a boy are sitting on the left of the image, a group of women and children in the background on the right, a White man with a group of men and a suitcase are sitting in the thatched roof round building watching; the thatched roof building has plaited plant fibre walls which are rolled up, making the inside of the building visible; Samoa(?).
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 11.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 15.50 centimetres (image)
- Curator's comments
- Related images: Oc,B42 through Oc,B55 all contain Joseph Jackson Lister donation images.
The BM Pictorial Collection owns a glass negative of this image: Oc,G.N.1666.
Exact image: Oc,B42.1 (N.B.contradiction in production place).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 69 (print batch number(?))
Miscellaneous number: Oc-G.N.-1666 (BM glass negative series number)