Digitised Image

Women performing with hand actions, Samoa, [ca 1890s]

Reference Number: PA1-o-469-57

Unidentified row of seated women, performing with hand actions, Samoa, circa 1890. Photograph taken by Thomas Andrew.Caption in album reads: "A sira"Caption on photograph reads: "Samoan merrymaking"

Key terms:
1 image, related to Samoa, Dance - Samoan Islands, Clothing and dress - Samoa, Samoan Islands - Social life and customs and Women, Samoan.

Part of:
Smith album 3, Reference Number PA1-o-469 (14 digitised items)
Smith, Stephenson Percy:Maori and Polynesian photographs, Reference Number PAColl-3089 (40 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures996. Samoa. Dances. Sira(PFP-015737)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Samoan merrymaking; On album page - beneath image: A Sira

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