Miria. The Sorcerer." Categorized as "Papua - general. Types of Costume."; Miria was well known to Dauncey, as the hereditary chief of Delena. He was often imprisoned for causing deaths with his sorcery. Dauncey describes him as the most friendly man in the village, and also the most vain. "After I had taken his photo once or twice he seemed to think I never took the camera out for any other purpose, and I had to didge in all sorts of ways so as not to offend him and yet save my plates."; One of set of 114 mounted prints by H.M. Dauncey, categorized as: Missionaries and Church Work; Educational; Home Life and Occupations; Manners and Customs or Landscape. Dauncey served the L.M.S. in Papua New Guinea, mainly in the Delena district , for forty years from 1888 to 1928. He published a book for children in 1913, entitled Papuan Pictures, which contains over sixty of his photographs. Dauncey describes the purpose of this book in the epilogue, "To enlist your sympathy and help for those who know a little, and for the many who remain who have never heard of the message, is the aim of these Papuan Pictures.