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Group Portrait of Young Women



Group Portrait of Young Women
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Title: Group Portrait of Young Women
Description: A group of six young indigenous women posed seated on the ground. They are wearing grass skirts and flowers in their hair. The woman in front is holding a knife. The location is near Milne Bay, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Image ID: 100009
Creation
Date:
December 8, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal during World War II, covering the experiences of Wisconsin troops in the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division, an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. The "Red Arrow" Division consisted mainly of soldiers from Wisconsin and Michigan.
Subjects: Flowers
Trees
Hairstyles
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Clothing and dress
Implements, utensils, etc.
Pacific Islanders
Nudity
Foliage
 

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