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News from New Guinea: orchids

Week number 55-49

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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On the rock Ifar in the Cyclops Mountains in the inlands of New Guinea orchids, a.o. the so-called New Guineas. Trees are taken down to obtain the rare orchids or Papuan people climb the lianas to the top to pick them. Then the flowers are sold in Hollandia.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1955
Length:
01:54

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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