35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); view of an expanse of water and tree covered land; a large group of people are standing at the edge of the water, for the launching of a canoe; Sissano, Papua New Guinea.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
Height: 2.20 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 3.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Context: Maria Wronska-Friend fieldwork images, from an expedition in 1992.
Related images: Oc,F.T.6105 through 6250 are all from the same fieldwork trip.
Notes: PicDoc 140 has a list that corresponds to this slide, the title of the document reads "LIST OF SLIDES ACCOMPANYING COLLECTION FROM THE SISSANO AREA"; with a sub-heading "WARAPU LAGOON CANOE PORO"; the entry for this slide reads: "Launching of a large canoe is always accompanied by a mock-fight in the lagoon waters, where swimming women try to overturn the canoe with men inside."
Related objects: this collection of slides relates to objects in the BM collection Oc1992,01.1 - 245.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Maria Wronska-friend Expedition to Papua New Guinea, Sissano Area 1992
- Acquisition notes
- Photographs taken on expedition to Papua New Guinea in 1992.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 70 (Wronska-Friend number)