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Young women and kava bowl, Samoa, Either 1899 or during the beginning of World War 1

Reference Number: 1/1-006642-G

Three unidentified young women seated around a kava bowl in Samoa (kava preparation?). Photograph taken by Malcolm Ross probably in either 1899 or during the early stages of World War 1.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Samoa, Kava (Beverage) - Samoa, Clothing and dress - Samoa, Girls, Samoan and Women, Samoan.

Part of:
Ross, Malcolm 1862-1930 :Photographs by Malcolm Ross of New Zealanders in the Great War, Maori, mountaineering, New Zealand scenery, etc, Reference Number PAColl-5192 (76 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Ross went to Samoa in 1899 and at the beginning of World War 1 (Information from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, 1993, Vol 2,page 400a). This photograph was probably taken during one of those visits.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures996. Samoa(PFP-024844)

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