Photograph of Richard John Seddon and party in Samoa, 1897
Reference Number: PA1-o-545-37-1
Richard John Seddon (seated at left), his wife (centre, in dark dress), his daughters Mary and Louise, Frederic Wallis, (Anglican Bishop of Wellington, right, kneeling)) and his wife (centre, with hand in kava bowl), W Crow (Seddon's private secretary), British Consul to Samoa Thomas Berry Cusack Smith (centre, at rear), and the Samoan King, Malietoa Laupepa (seated at right). Photographed in 1897 by an unknown Photographer.
1 image, categorised under Group portraits and Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Bishop Frederic Wallis, Mary Stuart Carlton Hay, Louisa Jane Spotswood Morice, Malietoa Laupepa d 1898, Sir Thomas Berry Cusack Smith, Rt Hon Richard John Seddon, W Crow, Louisa Jane Seddon, Prime ministers, Consuls - Samoa, Europeans - Samoa, Tribal chiefs - Samoa, Buildings - Samoa and Kava ceremony - Samoa.
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Toned silver gelatin print 100 x 142 mm mounted on album page. Single photograph
Historical Notes: On the 15th of April, 1897, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Richard John Seddon and party left Wellington on the RMSS Alameda to attend the Diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria. Their first port of call was Apia Samoa where these photographs were taken.
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