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Collection of photographs of Erromanga, Vanuatu.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 123

Scope and Contents

Collection comprises eleven photographs plus copy prints, depicting scenes in Dillon's Bay, Erromanga, Vanuatu including Mr E. Scmitz and ruined church; South River; Williams River and H.M.S. Swinger; grave of martyr George Gordon; and missionary residence. The photographs were originally from an album compiled by a navy seaman on the H.M.S. Swinger, a British gunboat which patrolled the Solomon Islands in the 1890s.


  • ca 1890

Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted


0.02 metres (11 photographic prints)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Bill Singleton, per Hugh Laracy, Department of History, University of Auckland, July 1994.

Language of description
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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand