Image: Warumwarum and family, Duke of York Island, PNG

Warumwarum and family, Duke of York Island, PNG

Warumwarum, three wives and son, Duke of York island, East New Britain, PNG, 1876-1880. AMS318/V6451. Warumwarum and his brothers were the local political leaders when George Brown began his mission work on Duke of York in 1876.  They helped him establish contacts with their trading partners in other villages and islands, and acted as interpreters and advisors.

Photographer:
Reverend George Brown
Rights:
© Courtesy of the Australian Museum

Notes

This image is from a large collection of photographs taken by Reverend George Brown during his work with the Methodist Mission in the Pacific Islands from 1876 to 1908.

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