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Slide set: The first crossing of the Fly River to the Sepik, New Guinea (lecture: Royal Geographical Society, 36 slides, 1929)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Natives of the Palmer river
Slide 2
Natives of Palmer river in canoe
Slide 3
Palmer river at 610 mile mark
Slide 4
Type of raft, constructed for the journey to the coast 625 miles
Slide 5
Palmer river above 625 mile mark, flowing between limestone walls
Slide 6
Outcrop of sandstone Upper Fly River
Slide 7
Mount Donaldson looking south-west from Mount Blücher
Slide 8
Mount Blücher from upper White river
Slide 9
Mount Blücher seen from upper reaches of White river
Slide 10
Upper reaches of White river: Mount Jangom landslide in distance
Slide 11
Source of White river in face of Mount Jungom
Slide 12
Mount Mabiom round the base of which flows the Luap. Mount Sare in distance
Slide 13
Luap river S. of Mount Mabiom
Slide 17
Head of the Bol river
Slide 18
Nap mountain. Climbed from Bolivip village
Slide 19
Native of Bolivap. Upper Fly river district
Slide 20
Native of Bolivip. Upper Fly river district
Slide 21
Native of Bolivip. Upper Fly river district
Slide 23
Looking the valley of the Sepik
Slide 24
First camp on headwaters of Sepik, six miles below source
Slide 26
[Map of the Sepik river valley]
Slide 28
Construction of suspension bridge and carrying gear across the Hoffnung river. Span 52 yards
Slide 29
Constructing suspension bridge and carrying gear across the Hoffnung river. Span 52 yards
Slide 30
Sepik river 15 miles below the Mountain Gate
Slide 31
View of the Sepik river in the 3rd or c. section of the river as described in the article
Slide 32
View of the Sepik river in the 3rd or c. section of the river as described in the article
Slide 33
Natives of the middle reaches of the Sepik
Slide 34
Elaborate carving on Sepik river canoe: stone implements used
Slide 35
Part of the Star mountains near the Dutch boundary
Number of slides
36
Manufacturer
Main type of image
photograph
Main usage of set
lecture
Date of first manufacture
1929
Events where this set was shown

The first crossing of the Fly River to the Sepik, New Guinea (lantern lecture, London, England, 7 January 1929)

Notes

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) catalogue index card states:

'29 slides made to illustrate a paper by C.H. Karius on 'The first crossing of the Fly River to the Sepik, New Guinea', read by A.F.R. Wollaston, 7th January 1929'.

See 'The Geographical Journal', Vol. 74, No. 4 (Oct., 1929), pp. 305-320.

This collection originally comprised 36 slides - 7 destroyed/faded, April 1953.

Lucerna ID  3009067

Record created by Emily Hayes and Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 May 2017

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