Photographs made during the Smithsonian-New South Wales Expedition to Pakistan, possibly by the expedition's collectors or official photographers. The photographs document Pakistani people, homes, industries, and arts, including manufacturing and handicraft processes and products such as textiles, pottery, jewelry, and metalwork.
The Smithsonian-New South Wales Expedition was an ethnological collecting expedition and research project relating to traditional crafts, technologies, and cottage industries in Pakistan during the period 1967-1979. Sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution's Ancient Technology Program and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, the program included collectors Don Godden, Elaine Godden, Owen S. Rye, Hans Wulff, Roswitha Wulff, and Charles Walton.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-16
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The National Anthropological Archives also holds the Records of the Smithsonian New South Wales Expedition to Pakistan, which largely comprises photographs, as well as Owen S. Rye's catalog of collection for 1967-1971 (MS 7376).