Image: Sieni and young people, Satupa'itea, Savai'i, Samoa
Sieni with a group of young people, Satupa'itea, Savai'i, Samoa, 1893. AMS318/V6111. Sieni was possibly the wife of Sositeni Mawa. The couple were stationed on New Britain as pastor teachers from 1877-1879. The cotton clothing has been trimmed and decorated, and combined with garlands of fresh leaves and scented flowers.
- Reverend George Brown
- © Courtesy of the Australian Museum
This image is from a large collection of photographs taken by Reverend George Brown during his work with the Methodist Mission in the Pacific Islands from 1876 to 1908.