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Ward Williams Footage of Papua New Guinea 1935-37

Catalog Data

Creator:
Williams, J. Ward mining engineer/explorer  Search this
Physical description:
2,000 ft (36 min) silent b&w film/video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Oceania
Date:
1935-37
Notes:
Supplementary materials: 4
Summary:
Incomplete footage shot during a gold prospecting expedition in north western Papua New Guinea. Scenes include villages along the Fly and Sepik Rivers, Papuans working in the Yodda gold fields, and various mining camps along the Fly River.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Local number:
HSFA 1991.5.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218842