Kathleen Haddon

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Kathleen Haddon (1888–1961) was an English zoologist, photographer, and scholar of string-figures. She was the daughter of influential British anthropologist and ethnologist A. C. Haddon; she accompanied her father on a journey along the coast of New Guinea during his Torres Straits Expedition. She married O. H. T. Rishbeth.[1]




  • (1915). "In Papua with a Piece of String", The Chronicle of the London Missionary Society July:140.
  • (1918). "Some Australian String Figures", Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria N.S. 30(2):121-36. Melbourne: Ford & Son.
  • (1929). "In the Gulf of New Guinea", Country Life 24, 268-70.


  1. ^ Haddon, K. (1934) String Games for Beginners, p. 1. Cambridge: Heffer. [2006: ISBN 978-1-4067-9633-9.]