Item 229 - Timika Market

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

AU PMB PHOTO 106-229

Title

Timika Market

Date(s)

  • n.d. (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Extent and medium

1 digitised slide

Context area

Name of creator

(1939-)

Biographical history

Kal Muller, documentary film maker, photographer, writer, tribal art dealer and world traveller, was born in Budapest, Hungary and later on moved to the U.S.A., where he studied his doctorate on French literature at the University of Arizona. During most of his life, Kal’s focus has been on traditional societies. In 1965 he set out on an extended sailing trip across the Pacific, ending up in the New Hebrides, now Vanuatu. Later, he travelled extensively throughout Mexico. However, for the past 37 years, Dr. Muller has spent most of his time traveling and living in Indonesia, writing about and photographing this endless archipelago, specializing in Papua for the past decade. He has made several documentary films and published over a dozen books, which he wrote, as well as taking the photos required, such as The South Coast of Papua. He has also written numerous magazine articles published in Europe, the USA, Mexico and Asia.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Available for reference

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Pacific Research Archives, Australian National University

Existence and location of copies

Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Note

Original identifier (B) I S31-04

Note

Individual item titles are taken from Kal Muller's handwritten captions on slide mounts. In the absence of captions on slide mounts, captions were supplied by Muller in 2019. These captions are indicated in square brackets [ ]. See the attached Finding Aid for extended captions provided by Muller.

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places