35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); taro kongkong plants growing in a garden; two Tifalmin boys sit under the leaves of a taro plant; Tifalmin Valley, Papua New Guinea.
- Production date
- 2 Mar 1964
Height: 2.40 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 3.60 centimetres (image)
Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Bryan Cranstone's, British Museum fieldwork images, from an expedition in 1963 - 64.
The title of this box of slides reads: "N.G.D. 1964, TIFALMIN
People, Subsistence, Pigs, Houses + Villages, Technology".
Mount notes: this transparency was in a box with handwritten notes: "Taro kongkong [?] plants 2/3/64".
Terminology: Taro kongkong is the Papua New Guinean name for Xanthosoma sagittifolium.
This collection of slides relates to the prints in the BM collection Oc,B107 and B108.
- Not on display
- The adhesive on the label with handwritten inscription that had been attached to the matt of this transparency has failed, and the label is now detached.
- Associated events
- Associated Event: British Museum Expedition to Papua New Guinea 1963 - 1964
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: NG.D.53 (Cranstone number)