# 36715

Photographer unknown.

Patteson Memorial Chapel, Norfolk Island.

$400.00 AUD

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[Sydney : Government Printing Office, ca. 1920]. [From the original negative of a photograph taken in the early 1880s by an unidentified photographer]. Gelatin silver print photograph on heavy paper stock, 235 x 260 mm; caption (added by the printer) in the negative lower right; in fine condition; verso with serial number 86; unmounted.

St. Barnabas Chapel was erected to commemorate John Coleridge Patteson, Bishop of Melanesia, who was killed at Nukapu in 1871. In this photograph we see the assembled community and staff of the Melanesian Mission, including Papuan scholars with Polynesian and white missionaries of the London Missionary Society.