View of a group of Cook Islands Maori men sitting by an upturned rowboat beside a body of water. More men are standing beside and on the porch of a wooden building situated in front of native forest and a peak. There are several smaller buildings adjacent, all constructed in a European style.
Photograph published in the Auckland Weekly News 12 May 1899, p.7, as part of a article with photographs by Crummer titled: "The Governor's Visit to Rarotonga' and the with the caption: The Post and other government buildings at Avarua'. Lord Ranfurly visited Rarotonga in April 1899.