# 12239


Muster of “labour”, Mango, Fiji.

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Albumen print photograph,145 x 195 mm, numbered and captioned in negative 2601. Muster of “labour” – Mango – Fiji, laid down on original board mount with photographer's imprint of Burton, Dunedin at lower right and printed title The Camera in the Coral Islands at lower left; foxing around the edges of the mount (not affecting image), verso of mount also foxed; the albumen print is a little pale but is in good condition, .

Taken in mid-1884 during the second trip of the Wairarapa to the South Seas by the New Zealand photographer Alfred Henry Burton, this photograph featured as No. 2755 in the Burton Brothers catalogue of photographs from their trips to the Fijian Islands, Tonga, and Samoa, A camera in the Coral Islands (1884).