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Copy of Levuka Studios photograph of a Lau chief

Creator:
Levuka Studios  Search this
Extent:
1 copy print
Culture:
Lau (Solomon Islands people)  Search this
Tongans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Levuka (Fiji)
Date:
circa 1885
Scope and Contents note:
Copy of a halftone print depicting a part-Tongan chief from the Lau Islands. The chief was photographed by Levuka Studios when he came to Levuka for a ceremony.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R78-25
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Saul H. Riesenberg papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Copy prints of photographs held by Fiji Museum cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from that repository.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot R78-25, Levuka Studios photograph of a Lau chief, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R78-25
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r78-25

Tongan tapa piece (tongan is ngatu)

Collector:
Jean T. Chapman-Mason  Search this
Length:
99cm
Width:
32cm
Height:
5cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Polynesia
Collection Date:
2012
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433813-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_12095789

Basket, Wallet

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Length:
28.5cm
Width:
19cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Tongatapu Group, Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3502-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8403375
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Comb

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Length:
16cm
Unknown:
16.8cm
Width, Maximum:
5cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Comb
Place:
Tongatapu Group, Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3560-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8403858
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War Club

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Length:
65.6cm
Diameter:
5cm
3cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain) / Tonga (not certain), Polynesia (not certain)
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3405-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8401271
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Basket

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Collector:
Lt. Augustus L. Case  Search this
Length:
45cm
Height:
11.5cm
Width:
29cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Tongatapu Group, Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3598-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8406530
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Wooden Handle Fly Whisk

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Length:
70cm
34cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Fly Whisk
Place:
Tongatapu Group, Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3581-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8404702
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War Club

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Length:
121cm
Diameter:
3cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain) / Tonga (not certain), Polynesia (not certain)
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3479-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8402901
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Headrest

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Length:
36.8cm
Height:
15cm
Width:
8cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Headrest
Place:
Tongatapu Group, Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3568-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8403906
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Fan

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Length:
42.5cm
Width:
32.5cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Fan
Place:
Tongatapu Group, Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3515-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8403628
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Tapa Beater

Donor Name:
Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler  Search this
Length:
38.5cm
Width:
6.6cm
Height:
6cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth Beater
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1999-Sep-01
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416133
USNM Number:
E428892-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503195

Pandanus Leaf Horse

Donor Name:
Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler  Search this
Length:
51cm
Width:
12.5cm
Height:
39cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Not Given, Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
16 Aug 2000
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416174
USNM Number:
E428797-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503101

Pandanus Leaf Elephant

Donor Name:
Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler  Search this
Length:
26.5cm
Width:
8.5cm
Height:
17.5cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Not Given, Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
16 Aug 2000
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416174
USNM Number:
E428796-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503100

Tapa Cloth

Collector:
Rinda Gordon  Search this
Length:
403cm
Width:
241cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
Tonga / Papua New Guinea
Collection Date:
1978
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E434527-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_12571833
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Tapa

Length:
435cm
Width:
224cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
Kolovai, Tonga, Polynesia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E436948-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_15021803

War Club

Length:
90cm
Width, Maximum:
11cm
Thickness, Maximum:
5cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
War Club
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E436910-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_14879293
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Tapa Beater

Length:
29cm
Width, Maximum:
5.8cm
Thickness, Maximum:
6cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Beater
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E436911-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_14879307
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Tapa Beater

Length:
29.3cm
Width, Maximum:
6cm
Thickness, Maximum:
6.4cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Beater
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E436912-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_14879313
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Tapa

Collector:
Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler  Search this
Length:
440cm
Width, Maximum:
34cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tongatapu Group, Tonga, Polynesia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E436914-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_14879333
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Strip of Paper Mulberry Bast

Collector:
Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler  Search this
Width, Maximum:
5cm
Circumference:
9.5cm
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Botanical
Place:
Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tongatapu Group, Tonga, Polynesia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E436916-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_14879437
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