Image: Ceremonial food platform, Central Province, PNG

Ceremonial food platform, Central Province, PNG

A hand coloured close up view of a ceremonial food platform. A three-rung pole ladder leads to a wooden platform with vertical support columns painted with geometric designs and crocodile motifs. From Richard Prosser Walshe album 1, AMS332/58.

Photographer:
Unknown
Rights:
© Courtesy of the Australian Museum

Notes

This image is part of a collection of photographs donated by Richard Prosser Walshe, who worked as an accountant and plantation manager from 1912 to 1924 on coconut and rubber plantations in the Kemp Welch River area, Central Province, Papua.

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