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Portraits of Tongan men, [Between 19 and 22 July 1874]

Reference Number: PA1-f-237-10

Portraits of three Tongan men. The top left image is labelled "Governor Tungi;" the top right image is labelled "Amatabaulay;" the bottom image is labled "one of the boats crew" and shows a Tongan seaman standing on the deck of an unidentified ship. Photographs taken, probably by Corporal C Newbold, between 19 and 22 July 1874.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, related to Tonga, Governors - Tonga, Clothing and dress - Tonga and Men, Tongan.

Part of:
Photographs of scenes and natives in the Pacific Islands and Straits of Magellan - Photographs taken by Corporal C Newbold, Reference Number PA1-f-237 (2 digitised items)
Various photographers :Photographs of scenes and natives in the Pacific Islands and Straits of Magellan, Reference Number PA-Group-00054 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 3 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen prints. Photographs

Historical Notes: HMS Challenger visited Tonga with the Challenger expedition between 19 and 22 July 1874. Source of information: H N Moseley, Notes by a naturalist (London: Murray, 1892) pp 244-253

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Governor Tungi. Amatabaulay. One of the boats crew

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