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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. 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, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Paddles
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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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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. 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, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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Model rifle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Spear

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

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Stone adze blade

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Headdress

Headdress

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Stone adze blade

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Unfinished stone blade

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Grass skirt

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Club

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Clarence Henry
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1914
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Club

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1923
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Arrow

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1917
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Club

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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

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Mr R L. Bellamy
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Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Canoe paddle

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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Documents regarding the Papuan Official collection.

Papuan Official collection
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Armband

Armband

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1923
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Canoe paddle

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Stone adze blade

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Swordfish bill

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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Canoe ornament

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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

Papuan Official collection
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Bracelets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

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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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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Charm

Charm

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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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Club head

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Wooden club

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1915
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Earring

Earring

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club

Club

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Spear

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Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1925
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Model house

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Club head

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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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Sago stirrer

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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Hat

Hat

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Adze

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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String bag

String 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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