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 straps on his whitened belt (kumal ambiem) over his bark belt (ond kunamb), as he prepares to remove the shorts he’s wearing. He’s already put on his headdress of Pesquet’s Parrot feathers, his bead forehead band (biis mambel) and arm bands (angl mum ekle). 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 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: 43.11 FEB80M6 (O'Hanlon Number)