digital photograph(black and white);
- Museum number
- Series: Thomas Edge-Partington album 8
Digital image of a postcard; view of a circular dancing ground surrounded by a stone wall with wooden gates; just outside of the stone wall is a thatched roof men's house, and women partially visible in the background; Pileni, Solomon Islands.
- Production date
Height: 8.60 centimetres
Width: 13.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Related image: Oc,B113.19 and Oc,G.T.2148 are the same image.
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).
- 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