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 a Woman holding a pottery vessel
Woman with ceramic drinking vessel

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Photograph of Bark Cloth production
Preparation of presentation bark cloth in Lakeba, Lau, August 1955

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Photograph of Man with club and Whale teeth necklace
Man with club and whale teeth neck ornament

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Photograph of group Yaqona ceremony
'Yaqona' ceremony

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Photograph of Man, club and ornament
Man with club and boar tusk ornament

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Photograph of Man playing slit drum
Man playing a lalinemeki or dance drum

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Chief with Tabua and Barkcloth
Paramount Chief at Tubou, Lakeba, Lau

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Illustration of fire making technique
Drawing of fire plough in use and clubs

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