photographic print(black and white)
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Photograph (black and white); four men sitting in front of a cloth backdrop; two have headdresses, are bare chested and wear necklaces, the other two wear textile shirts, one smokes a pipe, one holds a wooden object; Mount Musgrave, Papua New Guinea.
Gelatin silver print
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Height: 11.50 centimetres (image)
Height: 22.60 centimetres (mount)
Width: 16 centimetres (image)
Width: 29 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- A copy of this image is published in Edwards, E; Anthropology and photography 1860-1920; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press , 1992, p. 83. The caption in this book reads: “Courtesy of Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge”, indicating that a copy of this image also exists in the collection at Cambridge. There is an account of this expedition in MacGregor, William; 'Journey to the Summit of the Owen Stanley Range, New Guinea'; Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography, New Monthly Series, Vol. 12, No. 4. (Apr., 1890), pp. 193-223.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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