Found in 215 Collections and/or Records:
A view showing Lieutenant P.V. Landsdale (in white uniform) posing for the camera with a gatling gun crew from an English ship. Landsdale was probably killed during the same action as Angel Freeman of H.M.S. ‘Tauranga’, when an Anglo-American expeditionary force was ambushed on 1st April 1899 (not 1898 as the caption states) outside Apia and seven officers were killed. Print number 32.
A view looking out between palm trees to an island in the harbour mouth. Print number 47.
A coloured lantern slide showing two steamers in the harbour at Pago Pago, with steep hills and mountains encircling the harbour. Print number 51.
87 x 120 mm. oval print. A head and shoulders portrait of the former Samoan king.
109 x 151 mm. oval print. A head and shoulders portrait of the young king wearing his coronation uniform. Malietoa Tanumafili, the son of Malietoa Laupepa, was the British choice for the throne of Samoa, but his reign was brief: crowned on March 23 1899, he left Samoa (when Mata‘afa came to power following the partition) to continue his education in Fiji.
203 x 153 mm. A view showing a line of armed men, with two Europeans in command standing in front.
199 x 144 mm. A view looking down from the deck of a warship on to Samoan longboats. No individual chiefs are identifiable. The exact date of this event has not been ascertained, but was probably around 13th May 1899.
109 x 152 mm. oval print. A three-quarter length portrait of the seated Mata’afa, dressed in white and holding a ceremonial fly-whisk.
200 x 140 mm. A view showing a group of Samoans armed with swords, rifles and pieces of wood. Whether this is a genuine group of looters or an arranged photograph is not known: if they are Mata’ afan men it seems strange that they have been allowed to retain their arms and weapons.
A view looking out into the harbour at Apia where seven men-of-war are anchored. Print number 39.
180 x 241 mm. Photographer’s copyright statement and catalogue number engraved into foot of photograph: 'A.J. TATTERSALL. PHOTO. SAMOA'. This image may relate to the Samoan Civil War of 1899.
A group photograph of a party posed on the verandah of Vailima. At the rear of the group stand Robert Louis Stevenson and his wife Fanny, immediately behind them is Graham Balfour, and to the left the bearded figure of Bazett Haggard, with Isobel Strong in front of him. Sailors from HMS ‘Katoomba’ sit below the Stevensons, with Samoan servants in front of the sailors. Print number 42.
157 x 109 mm. A view looking between trees towards a hill on which the temple stands.
Landscape format. Tongan Group.
192 x 146 mm. A view showing three Samoans in rough country in a creek, with two in a rowing boat and one standing in the water.
Archives relating to Smedley's service as High Commissioner in New Zealand and concurrently Governor of Pitcairn Island and High Commissioner in Western Samoa (1977-80).
This file contains itineraries and other material relating to the Smedleys’ official visits and entertainment outside Wellington, including Auckland; Christchurch; Turangawaewae Marae; Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu; South Island; and Western Samoa (circa 60 sheets).
This file contains itineraries and other material relating to the Smedleys’ official visits and entertainment outside Wellington, including Whangerei; Ashburton and West Coast of South Island; Waiouru and Hawkes Bay; Auckland Travel Club; Christchurch; Women’s Division of Federated Farmers of New Zealand, South Canterbury; Palmerston North; Hamilton; Nelson; Western Samoa; Waikato; Stratford; Dunedin; and Southland (circa 80 sheets).
A portrait of Malietoa Laupepa in coronation uniform. Print number 28.
A view looking across the harbour at Pago Pago (the main port on the island of Tutuila, American Samoa), past a jetty and towards the coalsheds standing on the shore. Print 48.
A view looking down on Pago Pago harbour from a hill behind the beach, showing numerous American longboats moored near the shore. Print number 50.