'Map of the Territory of Papua from the latest Surveys 1908'

Archive Collections / Dr Norman Barnett Tindale / Series AA338/15 / 'Map of the Territory of Papua from the latest Surveys 1908'
Supplementary to: 'Ethnological and other notes from New Guinea and the Pacific Islands by Norman B. Tindale. 1934-1964'.

Annotated linen-backed colour map of the Territory of Papua. Includes New Pomerania (New Britain) and insets showing Samarai (Dinner Island) and Port Moresby. Map was used by Tindale in the preparation and research for the South Australian Museum's 'Pacific Cultures Gallery', 1947-1949. Contains references to distribution of 'racial types'. A note in india ink reads: 'Tsili Tsili'. Additional notes refer to Tindale's airplane flight, July to August 1943. Also noted is site of Japanese airplane crash during World War II. Contains references to published literature and work by AJ Hunter, Francis Edgar Williams (see AA 373), 'Chinnery' (Ernest William Pearson Chinnery, Government Anthropologist, New Guinea) and Seligman. Margin note in india ink reads: 'Ethnology Dept.' See also 1999 article by Carsten Henn and Barry Craig, 'The Pacific Cultures Gallery in the South Australian Museum', in Records of the South Australian Museum, 32 (1), pages 69-89. Scale = '32 Statute Miles to an inch'.

CreatorDr Norman Barnett Tindale
ControlAA 338/15/221
Date Range1943  -  1949
Quantity   1   map, 52.0x88.0 cm
Series AA338/15