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John Watt Beattie South and Western Pacific negatives

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Photographs taken in the Pacific, particularly Melanesia.

  • Other Id

    71787 (Presto content ID)

    PH-1933-1 (Reference Number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    John Watt Beattie South and Western Pacific negatives
  • Primary Maker

     John Beattie (Photographer)

  • Level of Current Record
  • Member Object

    1136 items in this collection. View all items.

  • Content
    PH-NEG-5000 to PH-NEG-6799
  • Subject Notes
    Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, John Watt Beattie established himself as a photographer in Tasmania. His work features both Australia and the Pacific. Most of the negatives acquired by Auckland Museum relate to the South and Western Pacific, taken during his 1906 expedition.
  • Copyright
    Collection contains multiple items - rights applied at item level
  • Credit Line
    Purchased from Beattie's Studios Pty. Ltd. in Hobart, Tasmania. 1933. (Beatty Collection: AIM Ann Report 1933 to 1934)
  • Last Update
    27 Nov 2022
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