Apia (inhabited place)
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
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'.
138 x 104 mm. A view showing part of the water frontage at Apia, with jungle and hills beyond.
157 x 102 mm. A view of the water-frontage at Apia similar to Y309B/42 but showing more coastline at the right of the picture.
196 x 142 mm. A view showing a small shaded graveyard with the graves of British and American seamen killed in the Civil War of 1899.
235 x 177 mm. Another photograph of the same graveyard, but taken in greater close-up than Y309C/52. This photograph is taken at an earlier date but in fact contains more graves. Some of the sailors were exhumed for reburial in a memorial tomb. Photograph stamped J. Davis, whose business was taken over by Tattersall in 1903.
200 x 142 mm. A view looking along a street in Apia, with Samoans in the street or sitting by the roadside. At the left of the picture stands the ‘Club Hotel’, with the ‘Tivoli’ visible at the end of the street.
196 x 139 mm. A view looking towards the shore from the harbour with the village stretching along the shoreline and jungle and hills beyond. Prominent on the shore is the stone church. Apia is situated on Upolu Island in Western Samoa and after Pango-Pango is the most important harbour in the Samoan Islands. See also Y309993A and Y309C.
A view showing the beached remains of the ‘Eber’ in the foreground, with ‘Trenton’ and other wrecks beyond, and men clearing debris in Apia Harbour. Print number 26.
185 x 133 mm. A view showing a small bungalow set on a low hill, with two women standing on the verandah. The flag pole in front of the house confirms an official function, although by 1899 this building was not the consulate (see Y309993A/36 for a photograph of the British Consulate during the war of 1899, a picture from another part of Wilfred Powell’s collection).
141 x 103 mm. A view of the bungalow featured in Y309B/29-30 with figures standing on the balcony.
A view showing the British consultate a small wooden bungalow set among palm trees in its own garden. Print number 36.
158 x 106 mm. Showing Powell’s two children in the garden, and two other figures.
A full length studio portrait of an unidentified Samoan girl wearing a small headdress and a flax skirt. She was Tamasese’s wife (see Y309C, introduction). Print number 5.
Smithson has pencilled '24/11' next to '50. Fishing in harbour. Apia'.
149 x 107 mm. A view showing three unidentified Europeans and a child in the garden adjoining the bungalow. The child is probably either Powell’s daughter or son being held by the nurse (see Y309B/35).
149 x 107 mm. A view showing three unidentified Europeans and a child in the garden adjoining the bungalow. The child is probably either Powell’s daughter or son being held by the nurse (see Y309B/35). Probably taken on the same occasion as Y309B/31.
A view from the roadway, looking towards the two storey wooden building of the German Governor. Print number 34.
A view showing the German consulate, a single storey wooden building in the foreground, with another unidentified bungalow beyond. Print number 35.
100 x 57 mm. A view looking across the harbour, crowded with anchored sailing ships, with the waterfront premises of Apia partially visible in the background.
79 x 55 mm. oval print. A view looking out to sea from the beach, with sailing ships on the horizon. Photograph probably by J. Davis.
195 x 144 mm. A view showing ‘Royalist’ at the left of the picture, with smoke issuing from her guns, and ‘Porpoise’ to the right leaving the harbour. This bombardment took place on March 15th, 1899.
A view showing two women asleep on the floor of a Samoan house, their heads resting on bamboo pillows. This print clearly shows the criss-cross structure of the wooden design. Print number 13.
154 x 107 mm. A view showing two unidentified figures seated in the drawing room, probably of the bungalow seen in Y309B/29-32.
Smithson has pencilled '24/9' next to '75. Road at Mulinuu Vaea Mountain'.
A view showing three rows of Samoan men posed in a dance position In ‘Pearls of the Pacific’, where this photograph appears as an illustration, entitled ‘War drill’. Print number 17.