Set of numbered prints of Mailu district by Rev William James Viritahitemauvai Saville

Scope and Content

People include: portraits of mena and women in daily routines including outisde houses; girls playing games; children and babies; Mrs Saville with boys on beach with lakatoi. Groups include: men and women dressed for ceremonial dance, including the Damorea; women playing croquet; boys with toy canoes. Places or buildings include: houses and village scenes. Activities include: attaching headdress; pottery; basket making; sewing, fishing; draining sap from tree; bringing boar home from hunting. Also includes: coral; interior of buildings with decorations and skulls; lakatoi. Pictures taken by/received from: Rev William James Viritahitemauvai Saville [1873 - 1948]

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