Cultural History In Focus | "Writing So Subtle..." by Michel Thieme from HALI Magazine

 

Lake Sentani in 1903
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 
 

Writing So Subtle…

 
 

by Michel Thieme

 
 

This article is generously provided for re-publication by HALI Magazine.
Special thank you to Michel Thieme and Daniel Shaffer.

 
 

Painted Bark Cloth | Maro | Lake Sentani
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Painted Bark Cloth | Maro | Lake Sentani
© Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Painted Bark Cloth | Maro | Lake Sentani
© de Young Museum FAMSF | California, USA

Painted Bark Cloth | Maro | Lake Sentani
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 

The following list of sources were not included in the original article.
They are provided here by the author, Michel Thieme.

Goes, H.D.A.G. van der, e.a.;1862
Nieuw-Guinea; ethnographisch en natuurkundig onderzocht en beschreven in 1858 door een Nederlandsch Indische Commissie.
Amsterdam

Greub, Suzanne (ed.); 1992
Art of Northwest New Guinea. From Geelvink Bay, Humboldt Bay, and Lake Sentani
New York: Rizzoli
Articles by Kooijman & Hoogerbrugge; Hoogerbrugge; Peltier

Kooijman, Simon; 1959
The Art of Lake Sentani
New York: The Museum of Primitive Art

Steen, John, met bijdragen van Keers, F. 1998
Moesman. Monografie, catalogus van schilderijen en objecten
Zwolle

Van der Sande, G.A.J.; 1907
Ethnography and Anthropology Nova Guinea 3 (1907)
p. 95, p. 258 fig. 177 and plates 47-48.

Webb, Virginia-Lee. 2011.
Ancestors of the Lake. Art of Lake Sentani and Humboldt Bay, New Guinea.
New Haven: Yale University Press
Articles by Webb; Hermkens; Peltier

Please note that there is an error on page 88.
It should read "By the time of World War II the production of maro had declined."

 
 

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Author | Michel Thieme
Publication | HALI Magazine
Issue | 175 — Spring 2013
Publication Website | www.hali.com