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List of photographs by Oskar Speck

Date: 1940s
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Nancy Jean Steele Bequest
Object Copyright: © Australian National Maritime Museum
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: List
Object No: ANMS0538[002]

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    • Description of the photos Photo No 13. 15. Masses of people expecting awaiting the new governor. Photo No 17. S.E. welcoming the Bishop and the officers. Photo No 19. 20. The governor inspecting the guard of honour Photo No 10. 2. 3. Native chiefs from Timor’s interior expectingawaiting the governor. The head and chestbreast decorations are made of gold. Photo No 27. A native tribe welcomes the governor. The warriors are spurred urged on by their chief’s calls. The governor is greeted bywith fiercely brandished scimitars/sabresxx and an earsplitting racket. Photo No 31. A warrior from the interior of Timor. Photo No 30. 31a A native capturedught in the ecstasyies of his wild dance. During the celebrations, hundreds of dancing groups like this one form all over the town. Photo No 18 The palace of the Governor of Timor. It is located some kilometeres outside of the town. Photo No 16. On the afternoon of his arrival, the Governor receives the chiefs of the various tribes in his palace and accepts their salute. Photo No 9. 17. 14. 15. 1. 2a. The various tribes parade in front of the palace before returning to their villages.
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