A man and young boy, each sitting on logs, behind them are human skulls on a raised platform made of rock and tree trunks, Lavengai, New Ireland, New Guinea, 1930

Papua New Guinea Association of Australia (1930). A man and young boy, each sitting on logs, behind them are human skulls on a raised platform made of rock and tree trunks, Lavengai, New Ireland, New Guinea, 1930.

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Creator Papua New Guinea Association of Australia
Title A man and young boy, each sitting on logs, behind them are human skulls on a raised platform made of rock and tree trunks, Lavengai, New Ireland, New Guinea, 1930
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1930
Year available 2016
Contributor Honeysett, Kath
Wallenius, Josie
Series Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Collection, UQFL387
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; b&w; 9 x 14 cm.
Source Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Collection, UQFL387, Box 9, Folder 5, Parcel 1, image 4
Rights Copyright expired
Abstract/Summary The Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Collection, UQFL387 consists of photographs, typescript articles, correspondence, diaries, notes and ephemera documenting personal experiences of colonial administration and general life in Papua New Guinea. The collection was assembled by Dr Peter Cahill, from material donated by members of the Papua New Guinea Association of Australia.
Keyword Papua New Guinea Association of Australia
Honeysett, Kath
Wallenius, Josie
Honeysett, Don
Papua New Guinea -- Pictorial works
New Ireland Province (Papua New Guinea)
Men -- Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs
Boys
Geographic co-ordinates

153.742161,-1.315154 149.510880,-1.315154 149.510880,-4.849177 153.742161,-4.849177 153.742161,-1.315154

Advisory Statement This image may contain or depict ritual symbols, activity or ceremony that may have prohibitions relating to the sex, age, initiation and ceremonial status or clan of the person who may see them.
Additional Notes Box 9, Folder 5, Photographs were donated by Josie Wallenius. The folder include photographs of her parents Don and Kath Honeysett in Mandated Territory of New Guinea, where from 1932 Don was an employee of Bulolo Gold Dredging Ltd . Parcel 1 consists of 18 photographs taken in Kavieng, New Ireland in 1930.
Handwritten text on back of photograph reads 'Rain sorcerer, Lavengai, New Ireland. / We have a few scary lads in our little court'.

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