Photographs contained in German texts on the Mariana Islands
Bartola on Yap


compiled by Dirk H.R. Spennemann



Extended caption reads: "Bartola, that Chamorro woman who in 1885 supposedly tore down the German flag hoisted by [the German gunboat] Iltis, in protest against the German occupation of "'Spanish Territory'."

Source:

Haas, Salesius. 1912. Die Karolinen-Insel Yap. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis von Land und Leuten in unseren deutschen Südsee-Kolonien. Berlin: Wilhelm Süsserott, p. 15



Annotated Bibliography of German Sources on the Mariana Islands

Compilation Dirk H.H. Spennemann 2003-2005