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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zur

Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zur

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Patrol Box No.1 used by anthropologist Ian Hogbin in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, 1933-1935

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Waistband

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Pair of earrings

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Wooden club

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Carved hollow coconut shell to hold lime 'cumbung', which is mixed with the saliva of the user when chewing betel nut

Carved hollow coconut shell to hold lime 'cumbung', which is...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Mr Victor Carell
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'The Anti-War Movement and Papua-New Guinea', a paper presen...

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Bone implement

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Canoe paddle

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Stone pounder

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Sago stirrer

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Sago strainer

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Canoe ornament

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Cassididae Casmaria Erinaceus

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Necklet

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Sago stirrer

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Adze

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Wooden club handle

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Model rifle

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Sago stirrer

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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

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Club

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Pair of earrings

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Drum

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Armband

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