Mother & Daughter , Easter Island , Pacific Ocean , Chile . Population Declined ...
Stockphoto ID: 2014020
File name: Hangaroa_23_MotherDaughter.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
Property release: no Model release: no
Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Mother & daughter , Easter Island , Pacific Ocean , Chile . Population declined to only 2 , 000 to 3 , 000 before the slave raids of 1862 . In the 19th C , disease due to contacts with Europeans , as well as deportation of 2 , 000 Rapa nui to work as slaves in Peru , & the forced departure of the remaining Rapa nui to Chile , carried the population of Easter Island to the all time low of 111 in 1877 .