Natives, Tongatapu, Between 1882 and 1884
Reference Number: PA1-q-073-09
Group of Tongan men, women and children photographed ca 1882-1884 in front of a house on Tongatapu, probably by a member of the crew of HMS Espiegle.
Rundle, Henry J :Album of views taken on cruises in Melanesia, Micronesia, Western Polynesia and New Guinea aboard HMS Espiegle, Reference Number PA1-q-073 (11 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 15.1 x 20.5 cm, mounted on album page 30.8 x 24.5 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Historical Notes: HMS Espiegle undertook a number of cruises in Melanesia, Micronesia, Western Polynesia and New Guinea in the period 1882-1885. Members of the crew received instruction from John Paine of Sydney, Australia, in the use of photographic equipment, and took a number of photographs on the voyages.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - bottom right: Natives Tonga Tabu
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