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Lantern Slide - Man Carrying Baskets, Pacific Islands, circa 1930s Reg. No: MM 113736
- Lantern slide depicting a man carrying baskets on pole, with thatched buildings in background. Although the location of this image is unknown, it appears to depict a building of a style traditionally constructed in Samoa. In Samoa, Tonga and Fiji the word fale is used for traditional style houses.
Part of a collection of 55 photographic lantern slides, glass negatives and acetate negatives of travel images taken in the Pacific Islands, probably in the late 1930s. The slide is numbered '11'.
- Photographic image in between two glass plates, paper frame inserted in between glass plates, strips of paper stuck around edges.
- Description Of Content:
- A man carrying two baskets on a pole stands in a field; large grass buildings are pictured in the background.
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||hats, trees, baskets, huts, palm trees, exterior views, people, lantern slides, pacific islands|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten in grey pencil on white paper adhered to glass plate: '11'|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Pacific Islands, circa 1930s|