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Photograph of Richard John Seddon and King Malietoa Laupepa taking kava, 15 April 1897

Reference Number: PA1-o-545-38-2

Richard John Seddon, Prime Minister of New Zealand, and King Malietoa Laupepa of Samoa, seated on a mat with a kava bowl. Seddon is is holding a coconut drinking cup in his hand. Photographed in 1897 by an unknown photographer

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1 image, related to Malietoa Laupepa d 1898, Rt Hon Richard John Seddon, Prime ministers, Europeans - Samoa, Tribal chiefs - Samoa, Buildings - Samoa and Kava ceremony - Samoa.

Part of:
Cusack Smith album 4, Reference Number PA1-o-545 (12 digitised items)
Cusack-Smith, Thomas Berry (Sir), 1859-1929 :Photographs of Samoa, Reference Number PAColl-1499 (38 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 92 x 140 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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