photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); view of thatched building on stilts, with Papua New Guinean people seated and standing around the building, some wearing loin cloths, grass skirts, neck ornaments; with palm trees in background; Louisiade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 11.90 centimetres (image)
Height: 22.50 centimetres (mount)
Width: 15 centimetres (image)
Width: 29 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- The mount on this image bears the signature of Charles Seligman who may have collected the image from Captain Barton. Seligman had regular correspondence with Captain Barton indicating that Barton was sending Seligman copies of his photographs in Papua New Guinea. For more information on this correspondence see file SELIGMAN/4/1/1 at the LSE library archives.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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