35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); a man standing on the steps of a thatched roof building, wearing ceremonial costume, comprised of a beaded chest ornament, a head ornament, arm ornaments and a penis sheath, he is holding spears; Onei, 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 "X TRADITIONAL DRESS AND CEREMONIES"; the entry for this slide reads: "Councillor from Onei village showing traditional dress. The strings of black beads were made locally and traded with other communities living along the coast. Onei people traditionally used to live on day's walk inland and moved to the coast approximately 30 years ago."
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: 128 (Wronska-Friend number)