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Members of the first Legislative Council in Samoa, ca 1921

Reference Number: 1/2-044319-F

Members of the first Legislative Council of Western Samoa. Photographed by an unknown photographer in about 1921.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, related to Legislative Council (Western Samoa), Samoa, Colonial administrators - Samoa, Europeans - Samoa and Legislative bodies - Samoa.

Part of:
Members of the first Legislative Council in Samoa, Reference Number 1/2-044319-F (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)cellulose triacetate negative 100mm x 125mm. Single negative

Historical Notes: The League of Nations confirmed New Zealand in its mandate over Western Samoa in 1920. In 1921 New Zealand passed the Samoa Act which set out the constitutional and governmental structures for the mandated territory. Included in this was provision for a legislative council. The Samoa Act came into force on 1 April 1921. The President of the Legislative Council was Colonel Robert Ward Tate who was New Zealand's Administrator for Western Samoa from 1919 to 1923.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures996. Samoa(PFP-019350)

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