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 decorates his forehead with sparkling metallic earth paint (tol pine) held in a screw of paper in his left hand. He’s already put on his headdress of Pesquet’s Parrot feathers, egret wings and greenery, his bead forehead band (biis mambel), arm bands (angl mum ekle) into which sprigs of greenery have been inserted, and striped dancing apron. Photograph taken January 10th 1980, Topkalap, 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: 46.4 FEB80M1 (O'Hanlon Number)