Louis Ledoux: Papua New Guinea Collection
By Willow Auction House
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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LOT 249:

Ledoux's Stamp Collection

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$ 100
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Ledoux's Stamp Collection
Ledoux's stamp and stamp sheet collection. Loose stamps encompass the United States, Europe, Canada, England, Japan, India, Australia, Mexico, and South America. Featuring 3 1941 North Borneo 2 cent stamps. Circa 1930-1990. Stamp sheets featured are 30 unhinged 1949 National Wildlife Federation stamps with illustrations by W.A Weber. 2 1956 unhinged Guatemala 4 cent stamp sheets. 7 unhinged United States Senate Bicentennial 25 cent stamps. 5 unhinged 1931 Red Cross 2 cent stamps. 24 unhinged Wildlife Conservation Wild Turkey 3 cent stamps.