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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Mr A P Lyons
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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1923
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Mr Leo Austen
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P Lyons
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P Lyons
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Mr Leo Austen
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Mask

Mask

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Mr A P Lyons
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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P Lyons
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Mr A P Lyons
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P Lyons
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Model bayonet

Model bayonet

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Cassowary feather dance ornament

Cassowary feather dance ornament

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Headdress

Headdress

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Drum

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Musical drums
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Mr A P Lyons
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1914
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Mr Leo Austen
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Armband

Armband

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Mr Leo Austen
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Carved eel

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Mr A P Lyons
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Mr A P Lyons
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Waistband

Waistband

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1923
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Cane armband

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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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String bag

String bag

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Mr Leo Austen
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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1915
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Charm

Charm

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Charms
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Lime gourd

Lime gourd

Papuan Official collection
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Gourds
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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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
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Mr Leo Austen
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Carved shark

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Mr A P Lyons
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Model rifle

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Carved wooden post

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1927
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Club

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Mr A P Lyons
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1914
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Stone block, used as lamp

Stone block, used as lamp

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1917
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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Headband

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Mr S D Burrows
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Ceremonial stone

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P Lyons
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1915
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Carved human head

Carved human head

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1914
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Ornaments
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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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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Hats
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1915
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Waistband

Waistband

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Mr Leo Austen
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Axe blade in wooden socket

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1917
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String bag

String bag

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Bags
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1923
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Mr A P Lyons
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Club head

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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Henry J. Ryan
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Stone adze blade

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Mr A P Lyons
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Carved bird

Carved bird

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