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Life Among the Islanders of the Pacific Archipelago, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3260

Scope and Contents

Photographs depicting a Westerner's life among the Islanders of the Pacific archipelago in 1919. The top image shows a Mrs. M S Zabel dispensing justice with two native councillors on Eden Island; the bottom left image shows the famous Flower Pot Island and the bottom right image shows a group of Papuan children wearing their stitched leaf raincoats.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s


Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm


81mm by 81mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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