Set of mounted prints by William George Lawes, including duplicates from Album (File 4)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 102 CWM/LMS/19/10/01/05
  • Former Reference
      GB 102 5?, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 23, 24, 27a, 27, 36, 37, 44, 51, 56, 57, 59, 60, 63, 73, 74, 76, 86, 87, 98, 107, 109, 113, 129?, 132, 140, 141, 227, 229 289, 344, 355?
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1870 - c.1890
  • Physical Description
      34 albumen prints mounted on 32 cards

Scope and Content

Groups include: Rev [Frederick William] Walker with Papuan men, women and children in front of mission house, South Cape; Teste Islanders in front of houses; first [indigenous] teachers, girls carrying water jugs at well, Port Moresby; group including [Harry Moore] Dauncey, Lii, Timateo and "T's" adopted son outside native church, Kabadi; girls at play; "Crocodile heroine and her companions"; indigenous men with Maiva shields [Delena]; wedding party; Ruatoka and family; ?Taaki and family; ?Koiari 'natives' inland. People include: portrait of woman with netted mourning jacket; portrait of Motu woman with shaved head; infant in cradle with mother; two Motu boys. Activities include: men rowing canoe; indigenous men digging. Places or buildings include: village scene, possibly Hanuabada [Port Moresby], c.1885; palms and houses, Matapaila [Delena], two girls carrying water jugs in foreground; village scene ?Gososo; marine village of Kaile [Port Moresby]; tree houses in Veiburi [Port Moresby]; group outside first and second native church, Port Moresby; group outside first mission house, Port Moresby, 1874; Dr. W Turner's mission house, 1876; Rouna falls [Laroki river]; Saltaire Congregational Church. Also includes: canoe (lakatoi); fishing canoe returning; village scene with pottery ready for shipment; kangaroo net; still-lifes of stone clubs, shields, drums etc. Pictures taken by/received from: William George Lawes

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