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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Mr E M. Bastard
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1923
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Wickerwork figure

Wickerwork figure

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1908
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Club

Club

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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Club head

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Clubs
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1915
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Bullroarer

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Spear

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Spears
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Club head

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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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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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Tapa beater

Tapa beater

Papuan Official collection
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Tapa cloth equipment
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Spear

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Bone needle

Bone needle

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Fishing net

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1915
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Spear

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1915
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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

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Ceremonial board

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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

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Mr E W. Zimmer
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1915
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

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Mr Francis E. Williams
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Drill

Drill

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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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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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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Adze blade in wooden socket

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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1908
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Mask

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1923
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Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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1915
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Ceremonial board

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bone knife

Bone knife

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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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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Mask

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Paddle

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Paddles
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Tapa cloth hood

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Spear

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Spears
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1915
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Ceremonial board

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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden shield

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

Papuan Official collection
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Strainers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Bullroarers
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1915
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Mask

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Spear

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Spears
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Ceremonial board

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1923
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Spear

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Spears
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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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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Bone knife

Bone knife

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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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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Spear

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Spears
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Pipes
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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