digital photograph(black & white)
- Museum number
- Series: Thomas Edge-Partington album 7
Digital image of a stereographic photograph of a group of eight men, some with nose and ear piercings, body and head ornamants and holding rifles and spears.
- Production date
Height: 9.30 centimetres (image)
Height: 10.10 centimetres (mount)
Width: 14.60 centimetres (image)
Width: 17.80 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
From a set of 'THE ROSE STEREOGRAPHS. PUBLISHED BY GEORGE ROSE, MELBOURNE, SYDNEY & LONDON', of photographs taken on a tour of Solomon Islands during Thomas Edge-Partington's residence there, photographer unknown.
This photograph was taken by George Rose in 1907 for his series The Rose Stereographs. Rose travelled to New Guinea and Solomon Islands in the Burns Philp steamship Makambo on a five week round trip from Sydney. (see R. Blum 2008 George Rose: Australia's master stereographer.)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copied from an album of photographs compiled by Thomas W. Edge-Partington prior to 1920, in possession of his son Capt. Thomas K. Edge-Partington, who assigned conditional copyright to the British Museum in 2005 (See PicDoc 186).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 12,255 (Rose Stereograph number)