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Object: Unknown Solomon Island Man

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Title Unknown Solomon Island Man
Production Andrew, Thomas (photographer), 1890-1910
Classification photographic prints, portraits, black-and-white prints
Registration number O.002242
Studio portrait of a young man standing, 3/4 profile view. He is wearing finely beaded strings across his chest, upper arms and forearm. He is also wearing a beaded waistband which has a British flag on it. In addition he has two large, cylindrical earrings, shells and string in his hair and a large feather sticking from the top of his head. He is holding a painted stick which has a carved fish on it.

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