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Ullstrom, J :The Pacific Trading Post, [Apia, Samoa, painted from] S. S. Westfalia 1888.

Reference Number: G-219

View from the sea of a cluster of white buildings, two built on piles in the water, with two red flags flying. There is a background of palm trees. A small lagoon is in front of the buildings, a blue canoe is being rowed by about 20 people on the right and there is a small steamboat on the left. The open sea is visible on the left.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Oil paintings and Waterscapes, related to J. Ullstrom, Dr Neville Hogg, Westfalia, S. S. (Ship), 1882-1889, Va'aomanu (Exhibition), Apia, Canoes and canoeing - Samoa, Trading posts - Samoa, Dwellings - Samoa, Flags - Samoa, Harbours - Samoa and Germans - Pacific Area.

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Ullstrom, J :The Pacific Trading Post, [Apia, Samoa, painted from] S. S. Westfalia 1888., Reference Number G-219 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 oil(s)Oil on board, 205 x 383 mm.. Single art work

Historical Notes: The Pacific Trading Post was on the eastern side of Apia Harbour. The building later became the Tivoli Hotel.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-003247)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: J.Ullstrom / S. S. Westfalia / 1888 (in brushpoint). ; Backing board recto - The Pacific Trading Post. 75 /- [i.e. shillings] 1974. Also auctioneer's and former owner's label.

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