photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
Glass negative (black and white); a group of men all wearing loin cloths, armlets and nose ornaments, standing and seated in a group of canoes, on a large expanse of water, with land in the distance, several men are holding paddles; Santa Cruz Island, Solomon Islands.
- Production date
Height: 8.20 centimetres
Width: 10.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Related image: Oc,B117.75 is a print of this 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
- Digital copy: saturation and levels adjusted.
- Acquisition date
- 1990 (From a collection of about 900 photographs and 140 artefacts donated by the Melanesian Mission in 1991 while disposing of its collections and archives, then at Henley on Thames, facilitated by Ben Burt of the British Museum.)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 508