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New Zealand 1855 – Samoa 1939

  • Samoa from 1891

not titled [Samoa album] 1904-1920 Description: portfolio 60 platinum photographs with 1-4 images (7 are single panel panoramas) mounted on 25 of the charcoal album paper leaves orignally bound in tapa cloth covers. The leaves were removed and the cover was restored and constructed without leaves, by bookbinder Heather McPherson, Goulburn, N.S.W., in 2008.

Collection Title: Samoa album
Title Notes: three loose prints were found in the album but are not deemed part of the album
Place made: Apia, Tuamasaga Island, Samoa
Creation Notes: Pacific historian, Dr Max Quanchi has identified 2006.956.21, as 1919
Materials & Technique: photographs, platinum photograph Support: charcoal album pages

Dimensions: images (each) 15.2 h x 20.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.956.1-27