digital photograph(black and white);
- Museum number
- Series: Thomas Edge-Partington album 8
Digital image of a postcard of Melanesians returning from work through a banana plantation at St Barnabas, Norfolk Island.
Height: 8.60 centimetres
Width: 13.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This photograph was made by John Watt Beattie in 1896 on a visit to the Melanesian Mission base of St Barnabas at Kingston on Norfolk Island. It was listed in his Pacific Islands catalalogue with his 1906 photos from a tour of the Melanesian Mission ship Southern Cross through Vanuatu and Solomon Islands. The catalogue is published by Project Canterbury at www.anglicanhistory.org/oceania/beattie.
- 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: 239 (Beattie catalogue number)