Surveying shoreline of Malaita
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Malaita (province), Malaita (island)
emulsion on paper
overall: 4-7/8 x 7-1/4 in.
Photograph; black-and-white photograph of three men surveying the shoreline of Malaita, circa 1943; man on left holding large umbrella labelled "SURVEY", man in middle is using transit; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "... This is surveying ashore with a transit in the process of filling in the dotted lines of the shoreline of Malaita. The middle figure, bent over the transit is a Coast and Geodetic Survey officer before we started doing it ourselves." Related to 2004.81.192.