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Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa, Jul 1884

Reference Number: PA1-f-178-13-1

Woman (named Esseka?) in canoe, Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa, July 1884. Photograph taken by Alfred Burton during his cruise on the ship "Wairarapa".Caption in album written by ? reads: " 'Esseka' Native woman of Pago Pago in Tutuila Island Samoa or Navigator Group. S Pacific"Caption in album written by ? reads: "x At this point [x is marked in pencil on right of print] on the shore a 'Tabu' began as the tribes had been fighting a short time before [unreadable] there - ie in July 1884. R.F"

Key terms:
1 image, related to Pago Pago Harbour, Samoans - Women, Canoes and canoeing - American Samoa and Beaches - American Samoa.

Part of:
Photograph album of Samoa, Fiji, and Tonga, Reference Number PA1-f-178 (8 digitised items)
Parliamentary Library : Photograph albums, Reference Number PAColl-5005 (43 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 14.8 x 20.4 cm, on album page 40 x 27.8 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: 2657 Pango Pango Harbour - Samoa Burton Brothers Dunedin

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