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Images from Tahiti, 1870-1895

Images from Tahiti (digitized version): 1870-1895

Arrangement

In no discerable order. Collection arranged by cataloger.
 

Mounted photographs, 1870-1891

 

93.R.90-1 Spitz, Charles, Le Palais Royal, tendu de draperies de deuil, après la mort du roi, 1891

Scope and Content Note

Title from ink caption on mount along right edge of image.
 

93.R.90-2 Spitz, Charles, Interieur du Palais Royal, chambre mortaire, 1891

Scope and Content Note

Title from ink caption on mount along right edge of image. Wet stamp in red ink on verso: Photographie instantanée G. Spitz, Papeete, Tahiti.
 

93.R.90-3 Spitz, Charles, Pōmare V, dernier roi de Tahiti, sur son lit de mort, 1891

Scope and Content Note

Title from ink caption on mount along right edge of image. Caption continues...né à Taravaõ le 3 Novembre 1839, roi de Tahiti le 24 Septembre 1877, decedé à Papeete le 12 Juin 1891. Wet stamp in red ink on verso: Photographie instantanée G. Spitz, Papeete, Tahiti.
 

93.R.90-4 Spitz, Charles, Le char funebre quittant a Palais Royal, 1891

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation written on verso. The image is made from two glass plate negatives.
 

93.R.90-5 Photographer unknown, Tamatoa a-tu Pōmare, frère du Roi Pōmare V, between 1870 and 1881

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation on verso. Portrait of Tamatoa V, of Raiatea and Taha'a. The photographer is likely either Charles or Sophia Hoare.
 

93.R.90-6 Spitz, Charles, Terutapunui, frère du Roi Pōmaré, between 1880 and 1888

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation on verso.
 

93.R.90-7 Spitz, Charles, Admiral Marc de Saint Hilaire commandant le "Duquesne," between 1885 and 1888,

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation on verso. The unarmored steamer, Duquesne, the flagship of the French navy's Pacific squadron, toured the South Pacific from 1885 to 1888. During its anchorage in Papeete King Pōmare V made a state visit to the ship.
 

93.R.30-8 Spitz, Charles, Cardella, maire de la ville de Papeete, 1880s

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation on verso.
 

93.R.30-9 Spitz, Charles,Tahitienne, demi-blanche anglaise, 1880s

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation on mount below image.
 

93.R.90-10 Spitz, Charles, Naufrage d'une goèlette sur les récifs de Papeete, 1880s

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation on verso. Wet-stamp in red ink on verso: Photographie instantanée G. Spitz, Papeete, Tahiti.
 

93.R.90-11 Hoare, Sophia, Annexion de Tahiti à la France: M. Chessé et les chefs de Tahiti et Mooréa, 1880

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation on verso. The individuals in the group portrait all have red numbers inked on their chests or legs, but no key is included. Isidore-Henri Chessé was the French governor of Tahiti at the time of the annexation.
 

93.R.90-s1 Letter from Pōmare V, 1891

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of a note (and French tranlation) written by Pōmare V to the police commissioner of Papeete on 7 February 1891, requesting help with finding a lost dog.
 

Photographs from disbound album, 1870-1895

Scope and Content Note

The album pages are from a disbound album previously owned by Joseph Armstrong Baird and are annotated on the mounts in his hand.
 

93.R.90-12 Hoare, Sophia, La famille royal, Papette, Tahiti, 1885

Scope and Content Note

Title from photograph. This is an oval-shaped photomontage of individual oval-shaped portraits of members of the royal family of Tahiti. Two rings of portraits surround a portrait of Pōmare I. The montage was created by French photographer Sophei Hoare, from earlier paintings and photographs by others, including Charles Hoare, as well as from photographs taken by herself.
 

93.R.90-13 Spitz, Charles, Papeete, 1887 or 1888

Scope and Content Note

Title from annotation on mount below image. View looking down on Papeeete and its harbor.
 

93.R.90-14 Spitz, Charles, [Lighthouse at Venus Point], 1880s

Scope and Content Note

Annotation on mount belwo image: Venus Point Tahiti.
 

93.R.90-15 Spitz, Charles, [Street View, Tahiti], 1880s

Scope and Content Note

Annotation on mount below image: Tahiti.
 

93.R.90-16 Spitz, Charles, Danse tahitienne la Upa Upa, 1880s

Scope and Content Note

Annotation on mount below image: Tahiti. Title and date from Grob Gallery exhibition, Gauguin, Tahiti and Photography.
 

93.R.90-17 Hoare, Sophie (?), [Four Tahitians], 1870s

Scope and Content Note

Annotation on mount below image: Tahiti. Studio portrait of a young Tahitian man and two young Tahitian women, seated, with another young man standing behind them and carrying fruit on a pole.
 

93.R.90-18 Spitz, Charles, [Portrait of the Pueu Family], approximately 1895

Scope and Content Note

Annotation on mount below image: Tahiti. The family is sitting in front of a thatched house.
 

93.R.90-19 Spitz, Charles, Tahitien pêchant au harpon dans les reifs à Afaahiti, 1889

Scope and Content Note

Annotation on mount below image: Tahiti. Title and date from Grob Gallery exhibition, Gauguin, Tahiti and Photography.