Set of photographs of people in Port Moresby by Percy Chatterton.

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Groups include: schoolchildren; woman with children; women under palms; line of schoolboys; four generations of Papuan males; formal gatherings of school girls and boys. People include: boy carrying goods, possibly meat; informal outdoor portrait of young girl; portrait of man, wife and child, possibly an indigenous teacher; grandson of Aruadaela, first convert of William George Lawes to Christianity. Activities include: girls cutting material for thatch; men thatching roofs; woman making pots; boys milking goats; women making string bags; constructing mission buildings; boys playing cricket; carrying out agricultural work; schoolchildren reading outdoors; feeding under nourished baby at mission house; women cooking. Places or buildings include: mission buildings, Port Moresby. Also includes: village scenes; sea scenes; woman with pots; memorial; canoes. Pictures taken by/received from: Percy Chatterton [appointed as missionary with special responsibility for educational work in Papua New Guinea as a whole, based in Port Moresby 1924 - 1939 and transferred to Delena 1939.]

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