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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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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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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Mr Leo Austen
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Carved female figure

Carved female figure

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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Carved human head

Carved human head

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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Mr Leo Austen
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Mr A P. Lyons
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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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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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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

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Mask

Mask

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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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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

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1923
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Male figure house post

Male figure house post

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1914
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

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Wooden club

Wooden club

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Cane cuirass

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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

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Mr Leo Austen
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Headdress

Headdress

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Mr Leo Austen
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Bone dagger

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Sir Hubert Murray
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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Canoe paddle

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Wooden block, used as lamp

Wooden block, used as lamp

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Lamps
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1917
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Necklet

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Mr S D. Burrows
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Charm

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Drum

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Necklet

Necklet

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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

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Mr Leo Austen
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Grass skirt

Grass skirt

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Mr Leo Austen
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Cane cuirass

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Torso armour
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Mr Henry J. Ryan
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Grass skirt

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Mr Leo Austen
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Leglet

Leglet

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Mr Leo Austen
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Drum

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Mr Leo Austen
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Model bayonet

Model bayonet

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Cane cuirass

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Necklet

Necklet

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Mr Leo Austen
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Drum

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Carved lizard

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Jew's harp

Jew's harp

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1920
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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Penis cover

Penis cover

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Stone adze blade

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Mr Leo Austen
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Cane rings from firesticks set

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Mr S D. Burrows
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Drum

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Necklet

Necklet

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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Ceremonial stone

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