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Eliot Elisofon1949-02

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Wahgi natives of the Central Highlands wearing elaborate head and face decorations of plumes and shell, doing slow, circular-march type dance and beating on tom-toms during "sing sing" celebration.

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  • Date: 1949-02
  • Location: Papua New Guinea
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Dancing, Central Highlands, Sections, New Guinean, People And Customs, New Guinea, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Eliot Elisofon
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_702784
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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