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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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Grass skirt

Grass skirt

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Phallocrypt

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Ear ornaments

Ear ornaments

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Containers
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

Papuan Official collection
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Fish floats
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Ear pendant

Ear pendant

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Earring

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Rush cross

Rush cross

Papuan Official collection
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Kaimari, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Tapa cloth mourning cape

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Mr F R. Cawley
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Charm

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Charms
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Headband

Headband

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Containers
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Waistbands

Waistbands

Papuan Official collection
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Mourning ornament

Mourning ornament

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Mourning clothing
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Earring

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Mr F R. Cawley
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Grass skirt

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Drum

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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Dance rattle

Dance rattle

Papuan Official collection
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Rattles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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String bag

String bag

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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Fish bone needle

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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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Earring

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Fish bone needle

Papuan Official collection
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Needles
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

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Fish floats
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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Pair of earrings

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Paddle

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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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String bag

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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Coconut Sorcerer's Charm

Coconut Sorcerer's Charm

Papuan Official collection
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Charms
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1922
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Mourning ornament

Mourning ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Mourning clothing
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Earring

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Armband

Armband

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Armbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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Stone adze blade

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Mr Leo Austen
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Smoking pipes
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Armband

Armband

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Armbands
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Stone tools
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Mr Leo Austen
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