B & W photograph

Registration number
34220
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 adorned men and boys; white border.

Research notes

Inscription on photo: "Men of Akir - Ulawa. Solomons Group. 587 - Beattie - Hobart". Photo taken in 1906 by John Watt Beattie during a trip to the Pacific with the Diocese of Melanesia on board the Southern Cross.

Also captioned: "Group of Ahia men at Gamal" [Beattie, J.W. 1909. Catalogue of a Series of Photographs Illustrating the Scenery and Peoples of the Islands in the South and Western Pacific. Hobart: J.W. Beattie].

Photograph from Douglas Rannie manuscripts held at UQ Anthropology Museum.

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