252157b Sydney Harbor, View of Pilot Boat Captain Cook and The Heads, Australia 1919

$10.95

There were no direct steamers to the remote islands Martin + Osa Johnson planned to film, so Australia & New Zealand always were transit stops for them, particularly Sydney &  Townsville, Australia.

 

Expedition Background:
In April, they left San Francisco for the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) via Australia. Returning to Vao, they organized an expedition and set sail for Tenmaru Bay on the island of Malekula with the intention of again filming the Big Nambas. After a successful visit, Martin and Osa left Chief Nihipat and his part of Malakula to photograph and film other tribes of the island.

Off the south coast of Malekula they visited the island of Toman where the heads of children were elongated through the use of tight bindings. From Toman they visited the island of Espiritu Santo before returning to Sydney, Australia, with 25,000 feet of film and 1,000 photographs.

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