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Turtle shell carving of a stylised frigate bird

Turtle shell carving of a stylised frigate bird

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owaraha AKA Santa Ana Island, Solomon Islands
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1970
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ceremonial club presented to Victor Carell by Solomon Island performers at the 1st South Pacific Festival of the Arts, Suva, 1972

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Clubs
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Shell pendant necklace

Shell pendant necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Male figure wood carving

Male figure wood carving

Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carvings
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Female figure wood carving

Female figure wood carving

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Cartoon titled 'Explaining democracy', by Bruce Petty, 2006

Cartoon titled 'Explaining democracy', by Bruce Petty, 2006

Political Cartooning 2006 collection
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Canoe house decoration or Bonota

Canoe house decoration or Bonota

Geoff Dennis collection
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Architectural elements
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Maraufu wood carving

Maraufu wood carving

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Wood carving of threee men, the central figure being clubbed and speared by the other two

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Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carvings
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wood carving of fire making

Wood carving of fire making

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wood carving of fire making

Wood carving of fire making

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Wood carving of two men with weapons

Wood carving of two men with weapons

Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carvings
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wood carving of two men with a fish

Wood carving of two men with a fish

Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carvings
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wood carving a male initiate or Maraufu

Wood carving a male initiate or Maraufu

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Softwood fishing float

Softwood fishing float

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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1972
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Ataromatawa fish spirit fish float

Ataromatawa fish spirit fish float

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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1972
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Pump drill with a faceted red stone flake tip inserted above the clam shell flywheel

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Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Traditional pump drill with a clam shell flywheel inserted around a narrow palmwood shaft

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Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Raofa heron figure fish float

Raofa heron figure fish float

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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1972
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

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Wood carving a male initiate or Maraufu

Wood carving a male initiate or Maraufu

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Female figure wood carving

Female figure wood carving

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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1971
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Carved softwood dance wand or Maramaraitapa

Carved softwood dance wand or Maramaraitapa

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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1972
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Tortoise shell fishing hook

Tortoise shell fishing hook

Geoff Dennis collection
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Fishing hooks
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Tortoise shell fishing hook

Tortoise shell fishing hook

Geoff Dennis collection
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Tortoise shell fishing hook

Tortoise shell fishing hook

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dark grey volcanic rock sinker

Dark grey volcanic rock sinker

Geoff Dennis collection
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Fishing equipment
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Light grey volcanic rock sinker

Light grey volcanic rock sinker

Geoff Dennis collection
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Fishing equipment
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Tortoise shell fishing hook

Tortoise shell fishing hook

Geoff Dennis collection
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Tortoise shell fishing hook

Tortoise shell fishing hook

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dala or kapkap backing disc

Dala or kapkap backing disc

Geoff Dennis collection
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Personal adornments
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Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dala or kapkap backing disc

Dala or kapkap backing disc

Geoff Dennis collection
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Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dala or kapkap backing disc

Dala or kapkap backing disc

Geoff Dennis collection
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Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carving of three drummers

Wood carving of three drummers

Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carvings
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Wood carving of two drummers

Wood carving of two drummers

Geoff Dennis collection
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Pearl shell chest ornament

Pearl shell chest ornament

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owaraha AKA Santa Ana Island, Solomon Islands
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1970
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Polished bone kapkap backing disc

Polished bone kapkap backing disc

Geoff Dennis collection
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Costume components
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

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Geoff Dennis collection
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

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Wood carving of two dogs

Wood carving of two dogs

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Cylindrical fish trap made from bamboo

Cylindrical fish trap made from bamboo

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owaraha AKA Santa Ana Island, Solomon Islands
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Brides shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Shell money belt

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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