Digitised Image

First Malifa cricket team, 1921

Reference Number: PA1-o-445-006

First Malifa cricket team in 1921. Taken by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Samoa, Cricket players and Cricket - Samoa.

Part of:
Rutherford, Alex album 1, Reference Number PA1-o-445 (14 digitised items)
Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, fl 1987 :Photographs of Samoa, Reference Number PAColl-3700 (31 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Gelatin silver print 15.3 x 25.4 cm, mounted on album page. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Under German administration, the law restricted cricket games to two days per week. Prior to this, matches could last for weeks, disrupting the regular work patterns which the Germans wanted to encourage. During the New Zealand administration, cricket again became a regular part of village life. Samoan cricket consists of two sides of equal but unrestricted numbers, usually from two villages or village sections. Traditionally, matches were accompanied by ceremonies, feasting, and dancing." (Caption from National Library of New Zealand exhibition `Va'aomanu' - celebrating the history and culture of Samoa.)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: First Malifa Cricket Team 1921

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