National Anthropological Archives

Guide to the photographs of Papua New Guinea bilums

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.2019-08
Dates:
1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Photographic slides
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two photographs depicting string bilums made by the Maring women of Tsembaga in Papua New Guinea.

Administration
Author
Gina Rappaport
Custodial History
The photographs were made in 1982 by Gina or Amelia Rappaport while in Tsembaga, Papua New Guinea, during fieldwork conducted by Roy A. Rappaport.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Gina Rappaport in 2019.

Related Materials
The collections of the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History holds accession no. 2086179, bilums collected in Tsembaga and Madang, Papua New Guinea by the Rappaport Family in 1982.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Maring (Papua New Guinean people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu