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1051254
  • Title
    Item 03: Impressions of an artist in Papua, mainly of the Trobriand Islands by Ellis Silas, Book III, 27 March 1923-3 January 1924
  • Call number
    A 3055/vol. 3
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    27 March 1923-3 January 1924
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1051254
  • Physical Description
    1 volume
  • Scope and Content
    Diary, with pen and ink drawings and sketches, including preface written in Port Moresby, 1923, index of subjects and lists of Papuan names and terms. Has letter inserted, dated 29 Feb. 1929, in which Ellis writes, "... I did not anticipate that these books would become national property consequently in such cases where I have adversely criticised the white inhabitants of Papua, to those of you who may peruse these pages, I pray of you, use a kindly discretion ..."
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