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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:
B083
Captions [about captions]
C1:
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C2:
Tombe; Dyak with Pigmy
C3:
An expedition Dyak with a pigmy man at Tombe. The pigmy man is wearing a collar of shells which are attached to a bark band and in his right hand he holds a stone ax. The structure in the background of the picture is a portion of the Dyak camp.
C4:
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C5:
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Quote from Stirling Journal:
The Pygmies were absorbed in interest when the usual active scene of the Dyaks making camp began. (Sept 12)


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