lantern slide (photographic)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); lantern slide; view of a landing place, with men, women and children standing on the rocks; a White man standing on the rocks with boxes beside him; a White man sitting in a whale boat beside the rocks; two outrigger canoes beside the whale boat with a man sitting in each; Merelava, Vanuatu.
- Production date
Height: 8.20 centimetres
Width: 8.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- 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
- 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: 189 (series number)
Miscellaneous number: 3 (series number)
Miscellaneous number: 36 (series number)