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Negative - Two Thatched Buildings, Pacific Islands, circa 1930s Image Reg. No: MM 113855

Summary:
Negative depicting two thatched buildings, taken in the Pacific Islands in the 1930s. 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.
Description:
Black and white cellulose acetate negative.
Description Of Content:
Exterior view of two large grass buildings. A man and a woman are pictured infront of buildings.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 79 mm (Height), 104 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: trees, huts, palm trees, travel tourism, exterior views, people, pacific islands
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Rural
Tertiary Classification: buildings
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Pacific Islands, circa 1930s

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Daniel Posted on 28 Mar 2014 11:09 AM
Looks more Samoan

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