35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); view of a group of men performing a dance in a circle wearing dance costumes comprised of plant fibre skirts, armlets, neck ornaments and headdresses, some of the men are carrying drums; they are surrounded by trees; Warapu, 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 "X TRADITIONAL DRESS AND CEREMONIES"; the entry for this slide reads: "Warapu men performing sing-sing singeh, recently introduced from the Morobe area. The costumes have been introduced together with this sing-sing and are not traditional for this area."
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: 135 (Wronska-Friend number)