Fiji's Treasured Culture: Highlighting the collections of Museum Victoria

TOPIC: Historical (photographs)

These images show Fijian artefacts in use, adding cultural and historical meaning to the objects presented. They were selected from the impressive collection of the Fiji Museum, which holds historical photographs, glass plate negatives and lantern slides donated by the families of early settlers, colonists, government officials and individuals.

Historical (photographs)

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Photograph of Man holding throwing club
Warrior holding a throwing club, a modified natural-root type

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Photograph of decorating bark cloth
Applying decoration to bark cloth

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Producing bark cloth
Pounding out bark cloth

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Photograph of three Fijian Men
Colo Highland warriors wearing 'big-head' human hair wigs, ulumate

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Inside of Chief's house
Inside a bure kalou at Yalobi Village, located on the island of Waya in the Yasawa Group

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Inside a Chief's house
Inside a Chief's House

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Photograph of Tabua presentation
Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna receiving a tabua

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Photograph of a man holding a Tabua
Tabua

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