35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); a pit-pit (wild cane) plant; Telefomin, Papua New Guinea.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
- 10 February 1964
Height: 3.60 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 2.40 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.F. 1964, NEW GUINEA
MAPS. S.S. ORSOVA"
Mount notes: this transparency was in a box with handwritten notes: "wild pit pit 10/2/64".
Terminology: S robustum is the Latin name for the pit-pit or wild cane plant that is indigenous to Papua New Guinea.
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
- 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.F.13 (Cranstone number)