B & W photograph
- Registration number
- Item name
- B & W photograph
- Indigenous name
- Mr John W. Lindt
- Associated cultural group
- Pacific > Vanuatu > Malampa Province > Malekula Island > Port Sandwich
- Mr Douglas Rannie
- Acquisition date
- September 21, 1982
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Mrs Eileen Rannie
- Raw material
- photographic emulsion, paper
- H: 150 mm W: 195 mm L: D: Circum:
Sepia toned photograph mounted on foolscap paper; annotation handwritten on paper in pen.
Caption on photo: "1566. S. S. Truganini, Port Sandwich, Mallicolo. (Lindt. Melb.)"
"Inter island steamer plying between the Mission Stations and Trading Depots in the New Hebrides. Taken in Port Sandwich, Mallikula Island. By Lindt, Melbourne" [Douglas Rannie: manuscript].
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].
Rannie manuscript held at the UQ Anthropology Museum.