35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); a carved and decorated, wood Bufalmin shield, photographed outdoors leaning on a wooden haus tambaran (ancestral worship house); the shield has geometric and linear designs, and is coloured with pigment; Brolemavip, Papua New Guinea.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
- 2 Feb 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.E. 1964, TIFALMIN
TECHNOLOGY. BONE CAVES. EELS. MUMU. MEDICAL. KOWANTIN. SHIELDS. TRAVEL. ELECTION."
Mount notes: this transparency was in a box with handwritten notes: "Brolemavip shield 2/2/64".
Related object: this shield is in the BM collection, Oc1964,03.81
Related image: same as image Oc,B108-1
This collection of slides relates to the prints in the BM collection Oc,B107 and B108.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: British Museum Expedition to Papua New Guinea 1963 - 1964
- Acquisition notes
- Photographs taken on a British Museum Expedition to Papua New Guinea between December 1963 and May 1964 (B.A.L. Cranstone, Assistant Keeper, and D.J. Lee, Museum Assistant).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: NG.E.31 (Cranstone number)