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Author Quanchi, Max.

Title Photographing Papua : representation, colonial encounters and imaging in the public domain / ny Max Quanchi
Published Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 369 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. I. Introduction -- pt. II. Images, intentions and meanings -- pt. III. Images and dissemination
Summary Photographing Papua is a study of photography in the public domain in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It argues that southeastern New Guinea, known as British New Guinea and then as Papua when it became an Australian colony, was created as a geographical place through visual representation in illustrated magazines and newspapers, lavishly illustrated travelogues and mission hagiography, serial encyclopedia, lantern slides and postcards. Readers :knew"" Papua because many tho .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-359) and index
Subject Documentary photography -- Papua New Guinea.
Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea.
Papuans -- Papua New Guinea -- History.
Photography in ethnology -- Papua New Guinea.
Photography in historiography.
Photography -- Papua New Guinea -- History.
Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel.
Papua New Guinea -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008360576
ISBN 1443806749 (electronic bk.)
9781443806749 (electronic bk.)