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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LOT 46:

Receipts for Suppliers in Australia 1936 Ledoux

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Receipts for Suppliers in Australia 1936 Ledoux

Collection of receipts from various suppliers in Sydney, Australia, dated 1936 for items for his expedition most in January 1936, including 2 handwritten notes on supplies.

Includes receipts from Alex Cowan & Sons Limited, S. Walder Ltd.,

Alex Cowan & Sons Limited - 3 pages
S. Walder LTD - 3 pages
W. Brash MacArthur LTD - 1 Pages
S. Stranger Merchant - 2 Page
Coleman Quick-lite - 1 Page
Dr. to Fesq, Casson & Co Limited -1Page
W. S. Friend & Co. - 10 pages
Elliott & Australian Drug Limited receipts - 3 Pages
Penfolds Wines LTD - 1 Page
Sargood Gardiner LTD - 1 Page
John Connell & Co. Limited - 6 Pages
Burn Philp Line & Co. 2 pages and envelope

Provenance: Louis Pierre Ledoux Collection