Carvings leaned against thatched building at a sing-sing, Kavieng, New Ireland, New Guinea, Jun 1930

Papua New Guinea Association of Australia (1930). Carvings leaned against thatched building at a sing-sing, Kavieng, New Ireland, New Guinea, Jun 1930.

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Creator Papua New Guinea Association of Australia
Title Carvings leaned against thatched building at a sing-sing, Kavieng, New Ireland, New Guinea, Jun 1930
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1930-06
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; 8 x 10 cm.
Source Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Collection, UQFL387, Box 9, Folder 5, Parcel 1a, image 2
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
Kavieng (Papua New Guinea)
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs
Papua New Guinea -- New Ireland -- Rites and ceremonies
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150.825849,-2.555148 150.788535,-2.555148 150.788535,-2.589917 150.825849,-2.589917 150.825849,-2.555148

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 'Some of the tribe totem poles. / The marks & carvings on one of these represent the history of the tribe / Sing sing at Kavieng / June 1930 / The maries, by the way, are not allowed to see this group in the inner sanctum'.

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