Rutherford, Alex album 2

Date
ca1923-ca1927
Ref
PA1-o-446
Description

Photographs of Samoa taken during the 1920s by unidentified photographers.

Images include scenes of Samoan ceremonies, including the presentation of Fine Mats at Mulinu'u; an investiture; Anzac Day, placing wreaths on the graves of soldiers who died in samoa; scenes of the Faipule (this image with the inscription "Faipule. Samoan Parliament"); ceremonial welcoming canoes; Sir Charles Fergusson, and General George Spafford Richardson; and scenes at various schools, including group portraits of pupils and staff, and sporting teams.

Another sequence shows the damage which occurred during a hurricane in 1925, including the grounding of the ship Lady Roberts, and destruction of plantations and buildings.

Two photographs have an additional historical note: On page 72: "Visit to native village. `Historical photo. This indicates the rising of the organisation of the "Mau". General Richardson visits the biggest villages. Note the poor attendance and the disturbed countenance of the Chief'. General Richardson and party listening to the orator's speech" and, on page 77 "Visit of General Richardson to the village of Lufi Lufi (Note the poor attendance. General Richardson's disappointment)".

Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s).

Physical Description: Album with cover bound in tapa cloth, dark green cloth spine; 26 x 31 cm

Additional description

Alternative form available: Copy negatives available at 1/2-C-023073 to 1/2-C-023078

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Part of
Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa
Format
1 album(s) Album(s), Photographs, Album with cover bound in tapa cloth, dark green cloth spine; 26 x 31 cm
There are 11 items in total.
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Apia Technical School, teachers' class
Date: 1927 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446-19 Description: Apia Technical School, teachers' class, taken in 1927 by an unknown photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Sil...
Piula Methodist Mission College at Lufilufi, 12 miles from Apia
Date: ca 1930 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446-80 Description: Piula Methodist Mission College at Lufilufi, 12 miles from Apia, Western Samoa, photographed ca 1930 byan unkbnown photographer. The children in this photog...
Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 :Football team, Western Samoa
Date: 1930 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PA1-o-446-31 Description: Rugby Union team, Western Samoa, photographed in 1930 by Alfred James Tattersall. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Sil...
A gathering of Samoans, Mulinu'u, Apia, Samoa
Date: ca 1925 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PA1-o-446-50 Description: A gathering of Samoans, Mulinu'u, Apia, Samoa. Photographed ca 1925 by Alfred James Tattersall. Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image - Native chiefs io...
First electric light pole in Western Samoa, erected at Avele School
Date: ca 1930 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446-85 Description: First electric light pole in Western Samoa, erected at Avele School, photographed ca 1930 by an unknown photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic ...
Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 :Chiefs in ceremonial dress, Mulinu'u
Date: ca 1925 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PA1-o-446-51 Description: Chiefs in ceremonial dress, Mulinu'u, photographed ca 1925 by Alfred James Tattersall. From the 1870s the peninsula of Mulinu'u, on the western side of Apia...
Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 :Basketball champions, Western Samoa
Date: ca 1930 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PA1-o-446-30 Description: Basketball champions, Western Samoa, photographed ca 1930 by Alfred James Tattersall. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description:...
General Richardson and party visit a Samoan village
Date: ca 1927 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446-72 Description: The New Zealand Administrator of Western Samoa, Major General Richardson, listening to a Samoan orator during a visit to a Samoan village. Photographed by ...
Visit of General Richardson to the village of Lufi Lufi, Samoa
Date: ca 1927 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446-77 Description: The New Zealand Administrator of Western Samoa, Major General Richardson and party, visiting the village of Lufilufi, Upolu, Samoa Inscriptions: Album page ...
Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 :Representatives of the Samoan Parliament, Western Samoa
Date: ca 1925 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PA1-o-446-45 Description: Representatives of the Samoan Parliament, photographed ca 1925 by Alfred James Tattersall. The man standing in the centre, without a tuiga and with his hand...