Christmas in Malaita on OCEANOGRAPHER
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Malaita (province), Malaita (island)
emulsion on paper
overall: 4-1/8 x 5 in.
Photograph; black-and-white photograph of Christmas celebrations in Malaita onboard the OCEANOGRAPHER (built as CORSAIR III 1899); groups of men on afterdeck of OCEANOGRAPHER, group in center has accordian, guitar and ukulele; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "... this is Christmas ... probably Malaita on the afterdeck of the OCEANOGRAPHER. This is a Christmas celebration with a cruise of both ships. We were tied alongside."