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Object: Unknown Samoan woman

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Title Unknown Samoan woman
Production Andrew, Thomas (photographer), circa 1896, Samoa
Medium summary black and white photograph, platinum print
Materials platinum, paper
Classification platinum prints, black-and-white prints, studio portraits
Technique black-and-white photography, platinum process
Dimensions Support: 162mm (Height) x 215mm (Length)
Credit line Gift of Alison Beckett and Robert McPherson, 1996
Registration number O.001309/01
Young woman reclining on tapa cloth in front of a fern backdrop. She is wearing a selu tuiga, two strands of beads, a bodice and an 'ie fuipani (black shaggy skirt). She is leaning on her right elbow and holding a kava cup in her left hand.

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