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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Shell money

Shell money

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Mask

Mask

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr E M. Bastard
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1923
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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1923
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Flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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1920
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Club

Club

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Ceremonial canoe

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Basket

Basket

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Cane cuirass

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Henry J. Ryan
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Armband

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1923
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

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Mr Clarence Henry
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1914
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Adze

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Papua New Guinea
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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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Stone adze blade

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr O J. Atkinson
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1927
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1922
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Club head

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Papua New Guinea
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Wooden bowl

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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Timber sample

Timber sample

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Wood samples
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1915
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Sago spoon

Sago spoon

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Ladles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Club

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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Weaving shuttles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1908
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Fishing line

Fishing line

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing lines
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Spear

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Unfinished stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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1919
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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Weaving shuttles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1908
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String bag

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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Basket

Basket

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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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1922
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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1915
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Armband

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1923
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Wooden bowl

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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Stone pounder

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Smoking pipes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden block, used as lamp

Wooden block, used as lamp

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1917
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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Canoe paddle

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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Waistband

Waistband

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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Model canoe

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Headdress support

Headdress support

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Headdresses
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

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Adzes
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