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A Marifutiga River native, Central New Guinea, 1933 [picture].



Title devised by cataloguer based on caption label.; Part of the collection: Photographs of a surveying expedition to Mount Hagen, Central New Guinea, 1933.; "These natives were seen in the vicinity of the Marifutiga River but many types and different styles of personal adornment were found within a small area. The natives ... favour the furry tails of small animals, oppossums, and rats, and these are tied to the hair"--Typed label pasted below images.; Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at:

Topics: Papuans -- Portraits., Clothing and dress -- Papua New Guinea -- Photographs., Headgear -- Papua New Guinea -- Photographs., Papua New Guinea -- Discovery and exploration -- Photographs.
Publisher: 1933.
Year: 1933
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