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

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Location Subject:
Papuans of Bisano
Filename:
B036
Captions [about captions]
C1:
N/A
C2:
The ghost house at Bisano, Van Rees Mts.
C3:
N/A
C4:
War Bkgd. #9, plate 20, In the Van Rees Mountains, Netherlands New Guinea; c: men's clubhouse
C5:
451070 – THE MOST EXCLUSIVE CLUB IN TOWN. – "The Ghost House" at Bisano, which is used only by the men of the tribe, women never [missing text] allowed to enter it.
Quote from Stirling Journal:
This evening le Roux, Sally and I again visited the ghost house… (May 29)


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