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Michael Rockefeller

New Guinea Photographs, 1961

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PAPERBACK

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780873658065

Publication Date: 03/31/2007

Short

96 pages

80 duotone photographs

Peabody Museum Press

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Scenes of tribal life possess a certain beauty and innocence, and this volume is made all the more poignant by the fact that [Rockefeller] did not get to continue his work, for he disappeared while on his next expedition. The documents reproduced here are a fascinating first look at the considerable talent of this anthropologist with a camera.Black & White Magazine

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  • 2008 Benjamin Franklin Award, Interior Design 1–2 Color, Independent Book Publishers Association
  • Third Place, 2007 ForeWord Book of the Year Award, Photography Category
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