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The Special Collections and Institutional Archives departments create finding aids for the Getty Research Institute's archival and visual resource collections and for a few historical records of the J. Paul Getty Trust. A "finding aid" describes the scope and contents of a group of records and provides an inventory of materials within the records.

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Albumen prints -- Society Islands -- Tahiti -- 19th century in subject [X]
Spitz, Marie-Charles Georges Henri, 1857-1894 in subject [X]
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Albumen prints -- Society Islands -- Tahiti -- 19th century[X]
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island) (1)
Hoare, Sophia (1)
Photographs, Original. (1)
Pomare, V (King of Tahiti), 1839-1891 (1)
Postmortem photographs -- Society Islands -- Tahiti -- 19th century (1)
Spitz, Marie-Charles Georges Henri, 1857-1894[X]
Tahitians -- Portraits (1)
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 Title:  Images from Tahiti  
 Dates:  1870-1895 
 Abstract:  The collection of 19 photographs taken by Charles Georges Spitz and Sophia Hoare depicts people and events as well as everyday life in Tahiti during the last three decades of the 19th century. Included are portraits of the Tahitian royal family; photographs depicting the funeral of Pōmare V; and a group portrait of M. Chessé and the chiefs of Tahiti and Mo'orea, taken at the time of France's annexation of Tahiti in 1880. 
 Number:  93.R.90