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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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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
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Shields
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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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1923
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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
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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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
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1923
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Shell knife

Shell knife

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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String bag

String bag

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

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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1923
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Sling

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Slingshots
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Betel mortar

Betel mortar

Papuan Official collection
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Mortars and pestles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Cassowary feather dance ornament

Cassowary feather dance ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Wooden club

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

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Shell ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Basket

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

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Coconut shell spoon

Papuan Official collection
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Spoons
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Carved wooden boat with seven human figures

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Mourning hood

Papuan Official collection
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Mourning clothing
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Sling

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

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Grass skirt

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Club

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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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