Samoa Islands (island group)
Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:
Smithson has pencilled '23/9' next to '65.'.
Smithson has pencilled '2 21/12' at the top of the accompanying typescript.
Smithson has pencilled '28/9' next to '19. Lighthouse painted with red light at night one higher up behind, mariners to get both in line to avoid reef'.
Smithson has pencilled '22/12' next to '53. Bananas growing'.
Smithson has pencilled '26/8' next to the following notes: '40. Making baskets - fresh gathered leaves at back - white (?) hair - also for carrying water. Beside copra the last few years has seen the development of cocoa growing in fact one may now say there is a cocoa 'boom' soil is found very suitable and land has increased in price - nearly every one has a plantation - '.
Smithson has pencilled '26/10' next to '38. beat out fibre to afterwards plaited baskets'.
Smithson has pencilled '28/4' next to '76. Boys on shore'.
Smithson has pencilled '25/4' next to '42. Clearing with trees left for shade - ? apple or pawpaw - nursery - weeding'.
Smithson has pencilled '25/2' next to '41. Bush before clearing'.
Smithson has pencilled '24/1' next to '66. Chief's daughter'.
Smithson has pencilled '21/6' next to the following notes: '12. Number of children. Volcanic rock. Afterwards tree tattooing - waist to knee not all done at once - sign of manhood - those not tattoed considered of no account'.
Smithson has pencilled '29/7' next to '43. Cocoa tree'.
Smithson has pencilled '29/8' next to '44. Cocoa tree'.
Smithson has pencilled '25/11' next to the following notes: '31. Chief product of the islands is copra this is the white inside of the cocoa nut dried - islands were originally covered with bush and the cocoa nut palms planted. Seedlings - copra shed'.
Smithson has pencilled '28/11' next to '20. View from tower'.
A collection of loose modern prints measuring approximately 245 x 180 mm. This prints were copied from an album containing 53 prints compiled during the voyage. Included with the prints are xeroxes of the original explanatory captions. The R.Y.S. 'St George' was owned by Ernest James Wythes (1868-1949); the compiler and/or photographer has not been identified.
Smithson has pencilled '23/12' next to '62. Resting'.
Smithson has pencilled '23/4' next to the following notes: '55. Cinematography - 5 Cameras. Sitting preparatory to dance commencing. Flowers, wreaths of leaves, anklets of twigs, Cocoa nut oil in plenty, Time kept by beating on roll of mats with a stick - singing as well'.
Smithson has pencilled '26/3' next to the following notes: '37. Not free from labour troubles - strike 1/2 or 1 day settled by ? or native judge after long discussion. Copra not the only thing obtained from cocoa nut palm'.
Smithson has pencilled '24/11' next to '50. Fishing in harbour. Apia'.
Smithson has pencilled '29/6' next to '32. Gathering cocoa nuts'.
Landscape format. T.S.S. Tofua in the distance. [Governor being rowed in long boat . Two men in white uniforms at the bow and umbrella held over man in the stern].