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Two Kiriwina Island Children | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Two Kiriwina Island Children

Two Kiriwina Island Children | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
View looking up at an upset indigenous toddler wearing a banner around his middle with "1944" pasted on it. He is holding a pair of sunglasses and standing next to a young indigenous girl wearing a grass shirt. Image taken on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).
DESCRIPTION
View looking up at an upset indigenous toddler wearing a banner around his middle with "1944" pasted on it. He is holding a pair of sunglasses and standing next to a young indigenous girl wearing a grass shirt. Image taken on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:99589
Creation Date: August 28 1943
Creator Name:Doyle, Robert
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Collection Name:Robert Doyle papers, 1935-1974, 1995
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:M99-114, box 8, roll 7, neg 711
Original Dimensions:2.375 x 2.375 inches
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.

Robert Doyle later used the image of the little boy in his 1944 "Happy Days!" postcard. See Image ID: 100932.

SUBJECTS
Foliage
Trees
Clothing and dress
Sunglasses
Islands
Military camps
World War, 1939-1945
Children
Hairstyles
Nudity
Outdoor photography
Pacific Islanders
Portrait photography
Signs and symbols

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Reference Details
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