View of Papeete, circa 1882
Hoare, C.B.; Gordon-Cumming, C.F.
Société, Îles de la, Tahiti, Papeete
overall: 4-1/4 x 6-1/2 in.
Cabinet photograph, albumen print of water color on white card; View of Papeete, circa 1882 (see Manuscript Coll. 311); collected by Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899) during his travels as a shipmater to the South Pacific; photo of a watercolor by C.F. Gordon Cumming, depicting the village of Papeete (capital of French Polynesia); handwritten on back "Genl view of Papeetee/ Tahiti"; printed on back "C.B. HOARE,/ Photographer,/ PAPEETE, TAHITI."