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

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Location Subject:
Explorators Camp/Tombe Village
Filename:
B094
Captions [about captions]
C1:
Luwet (also spelled as “Luwit,” “Luwe,” “Louit,” “Lúwé,” or “Lu we”) was Stirling’s guide to the Damuneru Village. (similar to X091)
C2:
Lu we
C3:
N/A
C4:
War Bkgd. #9, plate 27, Negritos of the Nassau Mountains, Nogullo River; a: man wearing net bag
C5:
N/A
Quote from Stirling Journal:
For a guide we had Luwet...a small pygmy with red hair and a face and beard with a shaven upper lip hair like an Irishman. (Sept 8)


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