Digitised Image

Young Samoan woman with necklace, ca 1890s

Reference Number: PA1-q-223-37-1

Unidentified young Samoan woman reclining in a chair that is covered with tapa cloth. The woman is wearing a necklace and holding what appears to be a fan and a small sprig of jasmine. Photographed circa 1890s by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Albumen photoprints, related to Necklaces, Tapa - Samoa and Women, Samoan.

Part of:
Smith album 2, Reference Number PA1-q-223 (19 digitised items)
Smith, Stephenson Percy:Maori and Polynesian photographs, Reference Number PAColl-3089 (40 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 20 x 14.2 cm, mounted on album page. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures996. Samoa(PFP-027621)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - above image: Samoa; Album page - beneath image: Samoan Ladies; Album page - beneath image: Kakala

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