Louis Ledoux: Papua New Guinea Collection
Nov 16, 2021
2 Frassetto Way Lincoln Park, NJ 07035, United States

Adventurer, Academic, Industrialist: Louis Pierre Ledoux 1936 New Guinea Expedition


In early 1936, on recommendation by American anthropologist Margaret Mead, Louis Pierre Ledoux, recent Harvard University graduate, headed to the lower eastern Sepik River of Papua New Guinea to study the Murik people.


The results of his self-funded expedition is an extraordinary collection of hundreds of artifacts, photographs, manuscripts, diaries, and letters left untouched for 85 years.

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Collection of Ledoux's Photos From Asia

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Collection of Ledoux's Photos From Asia
A collection of 35 mm colored slides and negatives from Ledoux's travels to Asia. Subjects are Japan, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Nepal, India and Tahiti. Circa 1960.

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