Digitised Image

Andrew, Thomas, 1855-1939 :Swains Islanders, [1886]

Reference Number: PA1-o-469-48

A group of young people and children from Swains Island, in American Samoa, photographed in late 1886 by Thomas Andrew.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits and Albumen photoprints, related to Thomas Andrew and Swains Island.

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 10.3 x 14.3 cm mounted on album page. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Thomas Andrew, in company with Frederick Joseph Moss and George Dunnett (the supercargo), was in the course the course of a Pacific voyage on Henderson and Macfarlane schooner "Buster", which arrived in Nauru on 22 January 1887. (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: Union or Tokelau Group; Album page - beneath image: Swain Islanders and Half Castes (descendants of Samoans)

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