Samoa Islands (island group)
Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:
Smithson has pencilled '25/9' next to '49. Boy with pigeon'.
Smithson has pencilled '29/12' next to the following notes: '30. On Sunday the men affect white lava lava with white drill coats but wear no hats the women however wear long loose dresses with hats and shoes. They all make profession of christianity a good number however being catholics'.
Smithson has pencilled '23/5' next to '56. First all sitting'.
Smithson has pencilled '22/2' next to the following notes: '14. Tho' apparently far away from civilization yet reminded unexpectedly by sewing machine. Usual mode of getting to Apia by Kawwan 40 tons only - leaving at 5 p.m. but as it there was a rumour that U.S.N.Z. boat to call Kawwan was to leave at 3. However Haurots arrived 1.30 - Kawwan 5. Weird scene on deck native sleeping'.
Smithson has pencilled '27/9' next to '28.'
Smithson has pencilled '27/3' next to '10. Thatching made species of sugar cane'.
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'.
Smithson has pencilled '27/5' next to '71. Wooden bell - calling people to church'.
Smithson has pencilled '29/10' next to the following notes: '45. House. Some coffee also pine apples - not the season when there. It is customary from time to time for one village to visit another especially if there is some object such as a wedding or a cricket match - this visit called a melanga meaning visit - '.
Smithson has pencilled '25/7' next to '48. Wild pigeons are poentiful [sic] - excellent eating'.
Smithson has pencilled '1 22/1' at the top of the accompanying typescript.
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'.
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]'.