photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
- Series: Seligman
Glass negative (black and white); view of a carved and painted wood anthropomorphic post, inside a thatched wooden clubhouse; the post is bound with fibres to a supporting beam; Diumana, Papua New Guinea.
- Production date
Height: 8.20 centimetres
Width: 10.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Related image: this image can also be found in Oc,A1.2, it is a photograph of a photograph.
This image is also printed in Seligman 1910 'The Melanesians of British New Guinea', p.247, plate XXXVIII, with the caption 'Human-headed post in old clubhouse at Diumana, carved by Poa Oa.'
- Not on display
- Digital copy: saturation and levels adjusted.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 281