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Three Samoan women preparing to make kava, ca 1890

Reference Number: PA1-o-547-24

Three Samoan women preparing to make kava. They are seated on mats in a row in front of a screen of plants and tapa cloth. The kava bowl is placed in front of the central woman. Photographed by an unknown photographer in about 1890

Key terms:
1 image, related to Tapa - Samoa, Clothing and dress - Samoa, Kava ceremony - Samoa, Samoans and Women, Samoan.

Part of:
Cusack Smith album 6, Reference Number PA1-o-547 (3 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)Albumen print. Single photograph

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