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A Samoan woman reclining on a bed of vegetation, dangling her foot in the water, holding a large leaf of a plant as a fan. Photograph by Burton brothers, 1899.

  • Fallaize, Edwin Nichol, 1877-1957
Date
1899
Reference
540961i
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Publication/Creation

Dunedin : Burton Bros., 1 October 1899.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Samoan Venus "after the bath" Burton Bros Dunedin N.Z. protected Oct 1 1899

Lettering note

Bears number: 6393

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 540961i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.

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  • English


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