Unveiling of a memorial stone at Mulinu'u, Samoa, [ca 1900]
Reference Number: PAColl-3062-3-03
Official unveiling of a memorial stone at Mulinu'u, Samoa, circa 1900. Photograph taken by Alfred John Tattersall.
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Historical Notes: "A number of monuments have been erected at Mulinu'u, including memorials installed by Germay (commemorating those killed in the naval battle of Vailele in 1888), and by the United States and Britain, (commemorating personnel killed in the civil strife of the late 19th century). More recently, the Independence Memorial commemorates the independence of Western Samoa, granted 1 January 1962." (Caption from National Library exhibition `Va'aomanu' celebrating the history and culture of Samoa, 1 March - 28 June 1998.)
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top centre: Unveiling Memorial Stone Mulinu'u; Verso - top centre: T Troo[r ?] explained in his Island Reminiscing; Verso - bottom right: Tattersall's Studio [Stamped in ink]
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