1998.300.304
Rotuman women and children

Photographer: Arthur Maurice Hocart
Date of Photo: 1909 - 1914
Continent: Oceania
Geographical Area: Melanesia
Country: Fiji
Region/Place: Rotuma
Format: Glass Negative
Acquisition: Arthur Maurice Hocart - Donated 1923

Description

Portrait of two Rotuman (Fijian) women, sitting, each holding a child on her lap.

Research Notes

Research Notes - The location of this photograph ('Rotuma') has been taken from an annotated print [1998.237.12.6] in the Pitt Rivers Museum's collections, matched with the negative during a research visit by Alan Howard (University of Hawaii), Jan Rensel (University of Hawaii) and Loraine Tizard-Varcoe in June 2015. [PG 18/06/2015]