Fiji: Interior of a Chief's House, Bau

Active selection in cart:
Interior of a Chief's House, Bau. The cross-beams, ties, and wall-plates are covered with sinnet, plaited in various designs and colours. The screen on the back wall is of native "masi," a cloth made from the bark of the "Paper-mulberry," and the design is printed with native dyes. The floor is covered with mats plaited from the leaves of a species of pandanus. The table in the centre is that on which the Dead of Cession was signed. Illustration for The Colony of Fiji, 1874–1924 (S Bach, Government Printer, 1924). Note: Copyright of photos is credited to Government of Fiji.

Buy this stock image

Available worldwide for immediate download up to 4,830 x 3,313 pixels. This image may be licensed for any specified use.



  1. Log in or Register (in 30 seconds)
  2. image(s)
  3. Click on Go to cart
  4. Choose intended use or request a quote
  5. Confirm terms & conditions
  6. Pay by card, PayPal or bank transfer

Video guide

Buy products

You can buy personalised gifts, including t-shirts, tote bags and mousemats, featuring this image from our print partner, Zazzle:

Choose products

Can we help?

Look and Learn is one of the world’s leading sources of historical and cultural images for personal and commercial use. Feel free to contact us with any questions or requests.