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Andrew, Thomas, 1855-1939 :Chief of Lukunor, Mortlock Islands, State of Truk, [1887]

Reference Number: PA1-o-469-29

A chief of Lukunor, in the Mortlock Group, State of Truk, in the Federated States of Micronesia, photographed in the 1880s by an unknown photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Albumen photoprints, related to Thomas Andrew, Lukunor and Micronesia - Social life and customs.

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)Albumen print 19.7 x 14.4 cm mounted on album page. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Thomas Andrew, in company with Frederick Moss and George Dunnett (the supercargo), was in the course of a voyage on the Henderson and Macfarlane schooner "Buster", which left Auckland on 18 September 1886, and returned seven months later. Lukunor was the last port of call before a 46 day passage to Auckland. (Source: "Through atolls and islands in the great south sea", by Frederick Moss).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - above image: Caroline Archipelago (Micronisia [sic]); Album page - beneath image: A chief of Lukunoa [sic], Mortlock Group.

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