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1120767
  • Title
    Item 04: Vignettes of life in Papua, by Ellis Silas, 1922
  • Call number
    A 3055/vol. 4
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1922
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1120767
  • Physical Description
    1 volume
  • Scope and Content
    Sketchbook with 28 chalk drawings including explanatory notes and descriptions. Inscribed "Ellis Silas c/o E. Whitehouse A.R.M. (Assistant Resident Magistrate] Trobriands Samarai Papua".

    1. Village of Hanuabada, Port Moresby
    2. Port Moresby, Papua, 1922
    3. Native dance, Hanua
    4. Main street, Marine Parade, Samarai, Papua, 1922
    5. Marine Parade, Samarai, Papua, showing B.P. ship, 1922
    6. Island walk, Samarai, Papua, 1922
    7. Natives gathering shell fish at low tide, Samarai
    8. Kwato. Mission Station off Samarai
    9. Samarai
    10. Native night at the cinema. Samarai Papua
    11. The prison. Samarai
    12. The Residency, Kiriwina, Trobiands [Trobriands], Papua
    13. Village of Gumilibaba, Trobriands. Papua
    14. Native woman Trobiand [Trobriand] Islands Papua
    15. Off to a wedding. Trobiands [Trobriands]
    16. Native canoe (wagga) Trobiand [Trobriand] Islands Papua
    17. Wawela. Trobiands [Trobriands], Papua
    18. (Iaguma) Gourd with Lime Stick attached
    19. A piccanin Kiriwina Trobriands. Papua
    20. [Ketch]
    21. Canoe race Trobiands [Trobriands]. Papua
    22. Kaibola, Trobiands [Trobriands]. Papua
    23. Sketch made at Kaibola, Trobiand [Trobriand] Islands
    24. Canoe on lagoon
    25. [Resident magistrate administering medicine]
    26. [Parrots]
    27. Toqualu on Boima (Food store] Kasiga Trobiand [Trobriand] Islands Papua
    28. [Trees]
  • Finding Aids
  • General note

    Sketchbook contained letter to the Mitchell Library and frontispiece for cover of binding, both removed to separate folders, A 3055 / vol. 4 / folder 1 and A 3055 / vol. 4 / folder 2
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