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Art and life in New Guinea

Raymond William Firth

Art and life in New Guinea

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Published by The Studio, limited, The Studio publications inc. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Art -- New Guinea,
    • New Guinea

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Raymond Firth ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7411.N4 F5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p. incl. illus.,
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6350241M
      LC Control Number37004873

      Collecting artworks and travelling in the Pacific – particularly to New Guinea – has been my life for the last 30 years. The objects you will see here are both from old Australian collections or field collected from the remote corners of Oceania. New Guinea Tribal Art. In , photographer John William Lindt () accompanied Sir Peter Scratchley's expedition to the newly-proclaimed Protectorate of British New Guinea. In he published fifty photographs from the expedition in Picturesque New Guinea. With an historical introduction and supplementary chapters on the manners and customs of the Papuans; accompanied with fifty full-page autotype Author: John William Lindt.


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