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Eharo mask

Eharo mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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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
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1915
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Resin torch

Resin torch

Papuan Official collection
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Torches
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Pearl shell breast ornament

Pearl shell breast ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Nose piercer

Nose piercer

Papuan Official collection
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Piercing tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1923
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Sago scraper

Papuan Official collection
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Scrapers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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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
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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
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Club

Club

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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

Papuan Official collection
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Bracelets
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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1915
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Coconut shell spoon

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo A. Flint
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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Sorcerer's Charm

Sorcerer's Charm

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Club

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Clubs
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Club

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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Bamboo beheading knife

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Arrows
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1917
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Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1917
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Shark catching device

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing equipment
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Charm

Charm

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1922
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Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf 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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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Skull rack

Skull rack

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Shark catching device

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Fishing equipment
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Club

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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Toy whip

Toy whip

Papuan Official collection
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Whips
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Adze

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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Bone dagger

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1922
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Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Forehead ornament

Forehead ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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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
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1923
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Grass skirt

Grass skirt

Papuan Official collection
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Grass skirts
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

Papuan Official collection
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Bracelets
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Adze haft

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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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