Friday, November 29, 2013

"To Walk Under Palm Trees - The Germans in Samoa: Snapshots from Albums, PART 2"

Check out the Second Part of this exhibition online now.

I love going through these images of Samoa during the German administration.

Here's a lovely tuiga photo, I have posted these without permission - have copied over the caption and where I shared it from:
In this photo a grey-haired Fatu Frost can be seen standing behind von Luckner and the taupou. Son Frederick Frost stands on the right. Fatu had a plantation, farm and shop in the village. He was given the tulafale title Leofo in the 1940s.
Credit: Riethmaier Family Collection. Visit this at To Walk Under Palm Trees: The Germans in Samoa, Snapshots from Albums




"To Walk Under Palm Trees - The Germans in Samoa: Snapshots from Albums, PART 2"


The Museum of Samoa is very pleased to announce the second installment of the online photo exhibition "To Walk Under Palm Trees - The Germans in Samoa: Snapshots from Albums". The exhibition is here: http://germansinsamoa.net/ (Part two begins here: http://germansinsamoa.net/part-2-start-here-2/).

Curated by Auckland researcher and writer Tony Brunt the second part presents another impressive collection of photos that tell the stories of German-Samoan families in nineteenth and twentieth century Samoa. The exhibition draws on family albums and photo collections and most images have never been seen before outside family circles.

Photo: The opening of the Apia Rifle Club at Vailele plantation (Vaivase side), Easter 1925. (Credit: McKay Family Collection)

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