35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); one of a sequence of photographs illustrating the process of a Wahgi man (Kinden Kulam) decorating to dance in the Pig Festival. Here Kinden eases on his head-net with its internal packing of moss into which the sharpened bases of bird of paradise plumes (visible suspended behind him) will be driven. Photograph also shows tattoo designs on Kinden’s torso and the pearlshell ornament (kine) at his neck. Photograph taken January 10th 1980, Wahgi Valley, Papua New Guinea.
- Production date
- February 1980
Height: 3.60 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 2.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Related information: This photograph was taken in the O'Hanlon's fieldwork house in the Wahgi Valley.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 1982 (circa)
- Acquisition notes
- Photographs taken on during fieldwork to the Waghi Valley, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea between May 1979 and August 1981.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 43.1 FEB80M6 (O'Hanlon Number)