B & W photograph

Registration number
34217
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mr J. W. Beattie  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Makira-Ulawa Province > Ulawa 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 men in two canoes; inscription on photo lower left; white border.

Research notes

Inscription on photo: "People of Ulawa - Solomons - 256x" [Beattie]. Photo taken in 1906 by John Watt Beattie during a trip to the Pacific with the Diocese of Melanesia on board the Southern Cross.

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 (Donor file).

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