Iconography
NON-EURASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Oceania
Melanesia Death
Further details
Kanak mortuary ceremony, participants wear 'Pwééma' masks symbolising a recently deceased chief.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Kanak (New Ireland)
DATE
19th century - 20th century
LOCATION
n/a
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Anthony J. P. Meyer Archives
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Anthony JP Meyer, Oceanic Art, Cologne, 1995, ill. 509
Acknowledgements
Courtesy and with permission for use © Anthony JP Meyer, Olaf Wipperfürth and Ludwig Könemann. All rights reserved for other authors.
Contact
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