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Roslyn Betty Poignant (12 May 1927 – 7 November 2019) was an Australian photographic anthropologist who collaboratively published, interpreted, and repatriated her husband Axel Poignant's photos of indigenous peoples from Arnhem Land, Papua New Guinea, and Tahiti. Poignant was involved in photographing and writing about museum collections of the material culture of Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Australia. Poignant is known for her finding, researching and repatriating an 1885 photograph taken in Paris by anthropological photographer Roland Bonaparte of three Queensland indigenous persons taken to form part of an international touring troupe, for P. T. Barnum's circus. These were people presumed lost to the Manbarra of Palm Island

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Oseania shinwa / Rozurin Poinyanto ; Toyoda Yukio yaku = Oceanic and Australasian mythology / Roslyn Poignant
オセアニア神話 / ロズリン・ポイニャント ; 豊田由貴夫訳 = Oceanic and Australasian mythology / Roslyn Poignant
Uniform title: Oceanic and Australasian mythology. Japanese
by Poignant, Roslyn, 1927-2019
Tōkyō : Seidosha, 1993
東京 : 青土社, 1993
by Poignant, Roslyn, 1927-2019
Sydney : Collins ; New York : F. Watts, 1976 , ©1976
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