Lantern slide depicting thatched buildings. Although the location of this image is unknown, it appears to depict a building of a style traditionally constructed in Samoa. In Samoa, Tonga and Fiji the word fale is used for traditional style houses.
Part of a collection of 55 photographic lantern slides, glass negatives and acetate negatives of travel images taken in the Pacific Islands, probably in the late 1930s. The slide is numbered '5'.
Description of Content
Exterior view of three large grass buildings.
Photographic image in between two glass plates, paper frame inserted in between glass plates, strips of paper stuck around edges.
Place & Date Depicted
Lantern Slide, Black & White
Handwritten in grey pencil on white paper adhered to glass plate: '5'
Type of item
82 mm (Width), 82 mm (Height)