B & W photograph

Registration number
34225
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mr John W. Lindt  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Vanuatu > Sanma Province > Espiritu Santo 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 two women near water; inscription on photo lower left; white border.

Research notes

Inscription on photo: "1601. Santo girls near Gordon's Well. Lindt. Melb."

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.

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