Loose album pages of people and places in Papua New Guinea by John William Lindt

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Groups include: Chiefs of ?Garia and Saroa receiving presents on S S Governor Blackall [1885 Expedition ship]; Koiari chiefs, village of Sadara Makara [Plate XIII, Picturesque New Guinea]; [Henry Ogg] Forbes and expedition party, Hanuabada, Port Moresby; women of Tupuselei going for water; indigenous group on beach, Tupuselei; indigenous group on beach, Kapa Kapa; indigenous group including man and woman in mourning, Kapa Kapa; indigenous group at Kamali village, inland from Hula [Kerepunu]; indigenous group and western man seated outside house, Kamali; group at Kalo with feasting stages; indigenous teacher with group near Christian church, Kalo [Kerepunu]; mourners and dead house at Kalo, Kemp Welch River [Kerepunu]; Kerepunu women at Kalo market place; group outside the Chief's spire house, Kalo. People include: Motu girls standing by Paro-Paro apple tree, Port Moresby [Plate XV Picturesque New Guinea; children near plantation, Port Moresby; [Henry Ogg] Forbes with Expedition Officers, Port Moresby. Activities include: roasting yams for breakfast, Badeba Creek. Places or buildings include: indigenous group of men, women and children gathered at site of Christian church and "remains of Heathen Temple" Tupuselei; group including missionary seated in canoe on beach outside teacher's house, Tupeselei; village scene with women, children and dog, Port Moresby; Motu women at the Well of ?Kokina; the haunt of the alligator, Laroki river; tree house, Koiari village [Plate XIV, Picturesque New Guinea; Sadara Makara, Koiari village, inland from Bootless Inlet [Plate XII Picturesque New Guinea; canoe at sea with view of Tupuselei; Tupeselei houses off shore; street and chief's house in marine village of Tupuselei; Ka Kalo creek, Kapa Kapa. Also includes: Sago palms near Morrison's camp, Port Moresby; reach of Laroki River and Laroki rapids near Badeba Creek; camp at Badeba creek; houses at low tide, Koilapu [Plate XX, Picturesque New Guinea]; conglomerate rocks, Laroki River near Mount Ventura. Pictures taken by/received from: John William Lindt [1845 - 1926] Official photographer to Special Commissioner for British New Guinea, Sir Peter Scratchley, July 1885. Produced five volume commercial album series, also published Picturesque New Guinea 1887 as record of 1885 voyage, containing 50 autotype plates.

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