B & W negative
- Registration number
- Item name
- B & W negative
- Indigenous name
- Mr Des Bartlett
- Associated cultural group
- Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Central Province > National Capital District > Port Moresby
- H: W: 35 mm L: 35 mm D: Circum:
Black and white photograph of a young woman with her hand in her hair, wearing a grass skirt and arm bands.
"See 34483, 34484 and 34549" [catalogue card note].
Part of a series of copies of 330 photos in the range 31891 to 34881 taken by Bartlett on a 1953 trip to the Sepik River with Armand and Michaela Dennis who were making the film 'Among the Headhunters' which was released by Arthur J Rank. The photos include an initiation ceremony held at Yanchan Village on the main river. The photos come from an album of the trip made by Bartlett, a copy of which given to the museum in 1983 along with other photos which were copied at that time.