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Febi youth in ceremonial dress preparing to participate in the end-of-year cultural activities at Koroba Provincial High School.

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dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: David R. Eastburn, 1949-
dc.coverage.spatialHela Province, Papua New Guinea
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-29T06:13:10Z
dc.date.available2021-03-29T06:13:10Z
dc.date.createdDec 1980
dc.identifierANUA 717-105
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/228654
dc.descriptionThis photograph was taken at Koroba Provincial High School, via Koroba, Southern Highlands (now Hela) Province, Papua New Guinea. Photographer's note: The ceremonial dress of a Febi youth includes red ochre body paint, a charcoal face ‘mask’ with white outlines, a decorated tapa cloth head-cape, cuscus fur and Raggiana Bird of Paradise feather forehead-bands, a cowrie shell necklace with a bailer shell segment centre-piece and a bamboo nose plug. Long strings of Job's tear seeds worn, as ear-laces and X ‘baldrics’, complete the image.
dc.format.mediumphotograph
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.rightsThis item is provided for research purposes. Contact the Australian National University Archives at butlin.archives@anu.edu.au for permission to use.
dc.subject.otherPapua New Guinea
dc.titleFebi youth in ceremonial dress preparing to participate in the end-of-year cultural activities at Koroba Provincial High School.
dc.typeImage
local.contributor.copyrightholderEastburn, David R., 1949 -
dc.date.updated2021-03-29T06:13:10Z
CollectionsDavid Eastburn

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