Finchhaffen Native Sells Coconuts

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Item Details

Title

Finchhaffen Native Sells Coconuts

Subject

Native peoples

Description

"Cocoanut Salesman who came through our 17th Recon Camp area" (Negative sleeve seems to be in error - "Binmaley, 1945") From "Darkroom Soldier": "Coconut Peddler. Papuan tribesman regularly harvested coconut as a staple. Here, a vendor balances a full load on his should pole as he hawks his wares to the soldiers -- hatchet for opening husks in his right hand." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1944-05

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.663

Spatial Coverage

Finchhaffen, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

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