35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); view of a decorated stone paddle known as karanuna, used for fishing; Warapu, Papua New Guinea.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
Height: 3.40 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 2.20 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: "Pair of very old paddles called karanuna attributed with magic power, used during large-scale communal fishing on the lagoon. Traditionally they were stored in a spirit house; not used nowadays."
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: 74 (Wronska-Friend number)