Nuku'alofa, Tonga, [Between 1882 and 1884]
Reference Number: PA1-q-073-29
View of Nuku'alofa, Tonga, showing the Royal Chapel, with scaffolding aroung spire, and the Palace. Photograph taken ca 1882-1884 by a member of the crew of HMS Espiegle.
Rundle, Henry J :Album of views taken on cruises in Melanesia, Micronesia, Western Polynesia and New Guinea aboard HMS Espiegle, Reference Number PA1-q-073 (11 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 15.2 x 20.6 cm, mounted on album page 30.8 x 24.5 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Historical Notes: HMS Espiegle undertook a number of cruises in Melanesia, Micronesia, Western Polynesia and New Guinea in the period 1882-1885. Members of the crew received instruction from John Paine of Sydney, Australia, in the use of photographic equipment, and took a number of photographs on the voyages.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Palace to Royal chapel. Tonga Tabu
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