lantern slide (photographic)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); lantern slide; a group of women walking on a path, apparently on their way to communion; they wear plant fibre skirts and carry baskets on their heads; Melanesia.
- Production date
Height: 8.20 centimetres
Width: 8.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Additional/other numbers: Following acquisition in 1987 this image was listed with a Museum of Mankind Number, the Beattie Catalogue number (1907), and a Museum of Mankind Copy Negative Number. PicDoc 93 lists all these numbers together.
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
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 156