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Pearl divers on Penryn Island, Cook Islands, 1900

Reference Number: 1/2-021249-G

Two men and a boy holding pearl oyster shells, Penrhyn Island (close to Manihiki Island), Cook Islands. The two men took Lord Ranfurly, Charles Hill-Trevor and Walter Gudgeon out on a sailing boat in the Manihiki lagoon, 16 October 1900, during the visit of HMS Mildura with Lord Ranfurly and party. Photograph taken by Malcolm Ross.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Walter Edward Gudgeon, Uchter John Mark Knox Ranfurly, Charles Edward Hill-Trevor Trevor, Penrhyn, Men, Cook Islander, Pearl Industry and Trade - Cook Islands, Children, Cook Islander and Clothing and dress - Cook Islands.

Part of:
Ross, Malcolm 1862-1930 :Photographs by Malcolm Ross of New Zealanders in the Great War, Maori, mountaineering, New Zealand scenery, etc, Reference Number PAColl-5192 (76 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.75 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures996. Cook Islands. Penryn Island. 1900(PFP-016332)

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