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Well Groomed Delegates to a Papuan Conference

WELL GROOMED DELEGATES TO A PAPUAN CONFERENCE

They have come to make a ceremonial call upon a neighboring village, an occasion requiring full dress. Both men wear shell frontlets, plumes in their woolly bonnets, broad beaded belts, garters and tails (without coats) of striped cloth, shell anklets, and leaf tassels attached to their armlets. The delegate on the left also wears bracelets of tridacna shell