"By Aeroplane to Pygmyland" Accounts of the 1926 Smithsonian-Dutch Expedition to New Guinea

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July 7, 1926 : Albatross Camp (Base Camp) ; Mamberamo River

July 7th

Nothing of particular interest to record today. Ujan came over from the Dyak house this evening and we showed him, as well as our convicts, a lot of pictures of skyscrapers, locomotives, beautiful women, etc. and endeavored to explain what [V1: interlineated: each was; crossed out: they were] all about.

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