lantern slide (photographic)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); lantern slide; view of a group of men on a beach with a boat pulled up on shore; most wear necklaces, including kapkaps (round pendants); arm bands, belts and loin coverings; a large cross, Commodore Goodenough's Cross, is on the beach; a large wall and thatched building in the background; Santa Cruz, Papua New Guinea.
- Production date
Height: 8.20 centimetres
Width: 8.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Related image: This exact image is to be found in the publication: "The Light of Melanesia:
A Record of Fifty Years' Mission Work in the South Seas" By H. H. Montgomery, D.D.New York: E.S. Gorham, 1904; which can be accessed online through project canterbury: http://anglicanhistory.org/aus/melanesia/montgomery1904/pictures.html; accessed 01/09.
Caption reads: "Commodore Goodenough's Cross (Santa Cruz)".
Oc,G.T.2167 and Oc,G.T.2293 are the same image.
- Not on display
- Glass cracked in corner.
- 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: 527 (Museum of Mankind number)
Miscellaneous number: 566
Miscellaneous number: 57 (Beattie lantern slide series number)