Wooden statue, Malekula Island, Vanuatu

Duncan, Russell
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Public Domain
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About this object
View of a wooden statue on Malekula Island, or Mallicollo, in Vanuatu, formerly known as New Hebrides, taken on 1 August 1899.

The statue is located in a bush setting. Two men stand at the base of the statue.

A note on the album page reads: Tomtom, Mallicollo.

Photographer, Russell Duncan.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Height x Width x Depth/Length: 235 x 301 x 45mm
Height x Width: 219 x 157mm
Subject period
Subject date
01 Aug 1899
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16086
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6-3, Album 56, 16086, 81078


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