View of a group of people wearing costumes and standing on table-like platforms.
Lord Ranfurly, the N.Z. Governor, visited the Cook Islands in April 1899 and this photograph appears as part of a number of Crummer's photographs that documented the visit and were published in The New Zealand Graphic newspaper as: 'The Governor's Trip to the Cook Islands', 6 May 1899, p.607. The image is captioned: THE END OF THE FIRST SPELL - After dancing up and down on the timber platform the dancers finish the first half of the dance in the attitude as shown.'.