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Gordon Cumming, Constance Frederica, 1837-1924 :Nasovu, Isle of Ovalau, Fiji, May 24th, 1876.

Reference Number: C-024-015

Shows a coastal settlement in a bay on Fiji in 1876, with vegetation, buildings, village life.A bonfire is burning on the beach, and people are involved in fishing. A British flag flies on a pole near a jetty, and several dwellings and buildings arranged along the shore, amongst tropical palms and other vegetation, which extends up the steep hill behind the settlement. The sea extends into the distance at the right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming, Ovalau, Flags - Great Britain, Dwellings - Fiji, Fishing - Fiji, Trees - Fiji, Beaches - Fiji, Fiji - Social life and customs and Palms - Fiji.

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Gordon Cumming, Constance Frederica, 1837-1924 :Nasovu, Isle of Ovalau, Fiji, May 24th, 1876., Reference Number C-024-015 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on paper, mounted on board, 383 x 564 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010066)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: [after title]: Vivat regina

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