B & W photograph

Registration number
34209
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mr John W. Lindt  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Vanuatu > Shefa Province > Lelepa Island
Map
Collector
Mr Douglas Rannie 
Acquisition date
September 21, 1982 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Eileen Rannie  
Raw material
photographic emulsion, paper
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

B & W photograph of a man standing on rocks with bow and arrow; white border.

Research notes

"1525. Native archer, Lilipa (no.4) [Lindt, Melb.]" [photo caption].

Photograph likely to have been taken in the 1880s or 1890s during a trip with recruiters to the New Hebrides [ref. Cannon, M 1973, "An Australian camera 1851-1914", Thomas Nelson, Melbourne and Frost, V 1974, 'Lindt, John William (1845–1926)', Australian Dictionary of Biography].

Photograph from Douglas Rannie manuscripts held at UQ Anthropology Museum.

Donated to the Museum by Mrs. Rannie in 1982 with an original manuscript and other items of her father-in-law, Douglas Rannie. Photo by Dr Gunn (Donor file).

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