Fonds 130 - James B. W. Cater fonds

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James B. W. Cater fonds

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130

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  • [193-] (Creation)
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    James B. W. Cater

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5 glass plate negatives : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm

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(Unknown)

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The glass plate negatives were donated by Joan Macpherson, the daughter of James B. W. Cater.

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Fonds consists of five glass plate negatives taken in the early 1930s by James B. W. Cater when he worked for a farming company on Rapa Nui (Easter Island), a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle.

Glass plate negatives feature: a young girl posed in front of a moai, the monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people; a portrait of a young girl; group portraits taken outdoors.

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Cater's daughter donated the negatives to the MOA archives in 2015.

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Multiple Private Records Box 8

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Material has been digitized (a039784 - a039789)

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2016-25

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  • Box: Multiple private records 8