Miscellaneous photographs of Western Papua New Guinea

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 102 CWM/LMS/19/10/10/34
  • Former Reference
      GB 102 All numbered in subject sequences comprising a) missionaries and church work; b) educational; c) general - types; d) home life and occupations; e) manners and customs; f) landscape; g) Papua Central (Chatterton photographs); h) crafts: i) miscellaneous; j) documentary; k) impact of civilization.
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1890 - c.1940
  • Physical Description
      20 silver gelatin and printing out paper prints.

Scope and Content

Groups include: choir, possibly at Daru. People include: house boys, Torres Straits; Mrs [Reginald] Bartlett and baby on board Malara; western man and child on beach; Pira, native pastor, in front of his house at Koara; girls at Orokolo; Dirimu girls; man from Fly River; bushmen from villages north of Dirimu; man at Orokolo. Events include: Christmas feast. Activities include: children and villagers rowing canoes; house building. Places or buildings include: missionary's wife on steps of first house at Dirimu; mission house and Tamate memorial church, Darnley Island. Also includes: Niue sailing boat; the Oboro Gama or drum of the spirits of the dead, ?Basai. Pictures taken by/received from: Edward Baxter Riley [in Papua 1899 - 1929]

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Copyright possibly held by Council for World Mission