35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); a man and woman dressed as Neptune and a mermaid by the side of a pool on deck of the S.S. Orsavsa; Melanesia (?).
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
- 16 June 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.F. 1964, NEW GUINEA
MAPS. S.S. ORSOVA"
Mount notes: this transparency was in a box with handwritten notes: "S.S. orsova crossing the line 16/6/64".
History: the S.S. Orsava was an ocean liner operated by the Orient Steam Navigation Company.
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.F.31 (Cranstone number)