Found in 215 Collections and/or Records:
244 x 181 mm. View looking towards the circular thatched building, with a group of Samoan nobles seated on the ground in front and a group of soldiers on parade in the foreground. The caption reads 'This is the King of Samoa's Palace. The soldiers are the Kings of Honolulu who went to Samoa and endeavoured to take the island. I got it mostly to show the Kings Palace'.
A view of the memorial tombstone with the names of the 12 men from USS ‘Philadelphia’ and HMS ‘Royalist’ who were killed in action in April 1899. Print number 41.
100 x 58 mm. A view showing two typical Samoan houses with walls partially hung with mats and thatched roofs.
57 x 100 mm. A studio portrait of two Samoan men, one seated and one standing; the standing warrior holds a serrated club.
A view looking over the heads of spectators towards a company of soldiers and officers grouped around the flag-draped tombstone. Print number 40.
A full length studio portrait of Chief Uo dressed in ceremonial skirts. Uo was a friend of Robert Louis Stevenson.
A coloured view looking across a pool of water towards the bungalow, with an American flag flying on a mast in front of the building. Print number 37.
A view showing the three wrecked ships in Apia harbour after the 1889 hurricane. The loss of these ships highlights the chaos of the storm; in the overcrowded harbour ships battered each other uncontrollably. 43 men died from the ‘Vandalia’, only one from ‘Trenton’.
83 x 55 mm. An amateur snapshot showing the home of Robert Louis Stevenson. The name in Samoan means ‘place of five streams’, although in fact there were only four.
195 x 135 mm. The building on the left, which Robert Louis Stevenson moved into in 1890, was the original Vailima. The building at the right, which eventually became larger than the first house, was added in 1893. The enclosed portion of the upstairs verandah was his workshop and library.
156 x 110 mm. Photographer unknown. An aerial view of the former home of Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa.
A studio portrait of Vau in elaborately decorated clothes. Vau was the daughter of Chief Seumanutafa, a great friend of Robert Louis Stevenson. Print number 45.
Smithson has pencilled '28/12' next to '21. View from road to Vailima'.
Smithson has pencilled '30/2' next to '80. From main street in Apia'.
A view looking along the beach at Apia showing the ferocious surf, with merchants’ premises in the background. ‘W. Blacklock’, owner of a hotel in Pago Pago, can be read on the roof of a store near the shore. Print number 21.
A coloured lantern slide showing the Apia waterfront. The steep hill behind the town is Mount Vaea, on which Robert Louis Stevenson is buried; his grave lies at the summit directly above the white building at the furthest left of the picture. A duplicate in black and white, reversed, is at 40A. Print number 40.
A view showing the Apia waterfront. The steep hill behind the town is Mount Vaea, on which Robert Louis Stevenson is buried; his grave lies at the summit directly above the white building at the furthest left of the picture. A duplicate of Y309993A(LS)/2, reversed and in black and white, Print number 22.
Smithson has pencilled '25/5' next to the following notes: '17. View of Apia from Rosabel - Tivoli hotel - tower, church no windows singing melodious. Vaea mountain. R.L.S. buried at top [Robert Louis Stevenson's tomb is situated on the summit of Mt. Vaea]'.