lantern slide (photographic)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); lantern slide; a group of women walking along a beach, wearing plant fibre skirts and carrying baskets on their heads; a small group of people, some wearing western-style clothing, some wearing plant fibre skirts are further down the beach; a thatched roof building is in the distance; Maravovo, Solomon Islands.
- Production date
Height: 8.20 centimetres
Width: 8.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Related image: this image can also be found in Oc,B117.3 and Oc,B117.48.
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
- 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: 24