Mataafa König von Samoa [Mataafa King of Samoa] Description: distant view from across water

Collection Title: Remembrances of a sojourn in the southseas on board S.M.S. Falke 1895/97 [Erinnerungen an einem aufenthalt in der sudsee an bord S.M.S. Falke 1895/97] [volume 1]
Page: 38
Creation Notes: Mataafa was titled king of Samoa from 1887 until 1893 when he was exiled retuning by force of arms in 1898.
Materials & Technique: photographs, albums albumen prints, albumen silver photograph Support: mounted on album page

Dimensions: image and sheet 15.2 h x 10.2 w cm album page 29.4 h x 29.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1775.1V.38
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 – 2007.