Displayed Figure

Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

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19th-20th century

Wood

Overall: 132 in. (335.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

990.54.27245

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

19th century

Object Name

Building Component

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Primitive Arts of the Sepik River, New Guinea, The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, Claremont, California, October 18-December 17, 1960, no. 4415.

Religious Symbols in the Art of New Guinea, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47 & 53, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 17-May 16, 1999.

Art of New Guinea; Sepik, Maprik, and Highlands, The Ethnic Art Galleries, 1967, no. 117.

Publication History

The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, The Primitive Arts of the Sepik River, New Guinea, Claremont, CA: The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, 1960, no. 4415.

Museum and Laboratories of Ethnic Arts and Technology, UCLA and the Ethnic Arts Council, Art of New Guinea; Sepik, Maprik, and Highlands, Los Angeles: The Ethnic Art Galleries, 1967, listed, p. 42, no. 117

Douglas Fraser, Primitive Art, Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962, p. 222, illus. pl. 137.

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1903-1983), Los Angeles, California, in the 1950s; to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

O0614

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