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

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Location Subject:
Agintawa District
Filename:
Z037
Captions [about captions]
C1:
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C2:
Agintawa-cooking
C3:
Women cooking. In the foreground is the cooking pit lined with the leaves of tree ferns and other plants preparatory to placing the food upon it. The fire, on which hot rocks are being heated, is seen at the left of the picture.
C4:
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C5:
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Quote from Stirling Journal:
When the "fireless cooker" was opened, the wife brought us over a healthy handout of cooked potatoes and greens. (Oct 8)


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