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General Richardson and party visit a Samoan village, ca 1927

Reference Number: PA1-o-446-72

The New Zealand Administrator of Western Samoa, Major General Richardson, listening to a Samoan orator during a visit to a Samoan village. Photographed by Alfred John Tattersall

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sir George Spafford Richardson, Samoa, Men, Samoan, Thatched roofs - Samoa, Colonial administrators - Samoa, Buildings - Samoa, Coconut palm - Samoa, Visits of state - Samoa, Women, Samoan and Breadfruit.

Part of:
A M Rutherford album 2, Reference Number PA1-o-446 (10 digitised items)
Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, fl 1987 :Photographs of Samoa, Reference Number PAColl-3700 (31 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - above image: An historical photo. This indicates the rising of the organisation of the "Mau". Gen. Richardson visits one of the biggest villages. Note the poor attendance, and the disturbed countenance of the Chief. Gen. Richardson and party listening to the orator's speach.; Album page - beneath image: A visit to a native village. The thatched roofs of the grass of sugar cane. Note the new thatch. Coconut trees, breadfruit trees.

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