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Taito, a native ordained minister, and family, 1881

Reference Number: PAColl-5530-29

Formally posed group standing and sitting on a woven mat. The background is made up of tropical vegetation which includes three banana palms. The people are wearing clothing made of light coloured cotton fabrics except for one of the men who also has tapa elements in his clothing. The women wear skirts and short sleeved tops. The men wear shirts and the wrap around sulu vaka viti (lavalava in Samoa).

Key terms:
1 image, related to Gerrard Ansdell, Taito, Viti Levu, Women, Fijian, Bananas - Fiji, Clothing and dress - Fiji, Sulu vaka viti, Children, Fijian and Men, Fijian.

Part of:
Highlands of Fiji :Copy Negatives from photographs by Gerrard Ansdell, Reference Number PAColl-5530 (42 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Single negative

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