Gamble Collection
Gravediggers and corpses, Vaimea Cemetery, Samoa

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Collection Gamble [Stace Collection]
Description Stace Collection - Samoa, Gravediggers and corpses.

Noted on back of photograph / postcard: "A snapshot in Vaimea Cemetery, Apin, Samoa, during the epidemic Nov/Dec 1918. Corpses tied up in native mats being buried 4-5 deep in long trenches. (The black smudge in he upper part is due to a flaw in the film)"
Year Range from 1918
Year range to 1918
Object ID 2009.135.0148
Object Name Photograph
People Stace
Place Samoa
Title Gravediggers and corpses, Vaimea Cemetery, Samoa
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014