“To Walk Under Palm Trees” is now available as an eBook. It can be downloaded free of charge by clicking on the link here (Note – for best results it may need to be downloaded using Google Chrome as your browser): Palm_Trees_Ebook
The eBook is a 250-page PDF designed in A4 landscape format. It is a large digital file (52MB) so will take some minutes to download.
At some point in the future this exhibition website is likely to close; the eBook will allow those who are interested to have it as a permanent digital resource. It incudes most of this exhibition, with the addition of new images and commentary, including a new chapter on the life and work of Samoa’s pre-eminent colonial era photographer, Alfred J. Tattersall.
(The last two chapters of the online exhibition, which deal with Gustav Klinkmüller’s photography and the small German planters of Samoa, have not been included in the eBook, due to size constraints. These chapters will be included in a second eBook to be published later, which will focus extensively on the German plantations of colonial Samoa.)
Note: The eBook is now available as a high quality, published book, put out by the Samoa Historical & Cultural Trust, in Apia. Copies can be ordered through the SSAB retail chain. Email Jody Toleafoa, of SSAB, Auckland, who can advise cost & postage. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advice for navigating this website: To go to the next image click on the title or number at below left e.g. “Contents”; this will take you through to the next image. The lower left title or number is always the next click-through; the number at right is the previous image. To see all the images in this exhibition as small ‘thumbnails’ on one screen click on the title at the top of the page in white, “To Walk Under Palm Trees.”
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