Conrad J. Johnson
creator of digital collection
Bougainville Island, Crown Prince Range. Typed on envelope " Some of the native carriers resting after ascending Mt. [illegible]. They were used to carry equipment and rations to the top of the peak where we were to carry on our work. August 1949, CJ Johnson. The pipe that native has in his mouth was traded from natives in the Kieta area who make these clay pipes. The natives in the picture are from Kumpani Village." Scanning and access made possible by a grant from NEH.
People; Indigenous people; Johnson Collection; Bougainville Island; Papua New Guinea
date of photograph
Papua New Guinea, Autonomous Region of Bougainville
yes, color corrected using Photoshop CS4
2.25X2.25 nitrate negative; scanned with Epson Expression 10000X at 2400 dpi.
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature and Science