Negative depicting a man carrying baskets on pole, with thatched buildings in background, taken in the Pacific Islands in the 1930s. Although the location of this image is unknown, it appears to depict a building of a style traditionally constructed in Samoa. In Samoa, Tonga and Fiji the word fale is used for traditional style houses.

Part of a collection of 55 photographic lantern slides, glass negatives and acetate negatives of travel images taken in the Pacific Islands, probably in the late 1930s.

Description of Content

A man carrying two baskets on a pole stands in a field. Large grass buildings are pictured in the background.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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