People and places in Port Moresby by William George Lawes

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Groups include: May meeting congregation outside native church; New Guinea mission group, 1889, comprising [Harry Moore] Dauncey, [Frederick William] Walker, [Albert] Pearse, [William George] Lawes, [James] Chalmers, [Archibald Ernest] Hunt; Mrs Lawes boys and girls; "Pillars of the Church" [four older indigenous men]; group from Kabadi; Gulf 'natives' with Sago. People include: Maiako, ?Koitapu boy. Activities include: girls poling canoe; Lakatoi racing; boys playing game of frog. Places or buildings include: English church; mission settlement and native village; Lawes' mission house; marine church, Kaile. Also includes: Dubu, sacred platform, at Rigo; idol charms at South Cape; still-life of shields, belts etc. Pictures taken by/received from: William George Lawes.

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Copyright held by W G Lawes expired.