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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, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Carved crocodile

Carved crocodile

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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Carved wooden post

Carved wooden post

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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Basket

Basket

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Baskets
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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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, Oceania
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Necklet

Necklet

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Waistband

Waistband

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Waistband

Waistband

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1923
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Headband

Headband

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Armband

Armband

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Mr Leo Austen
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Mr A P. Lyons
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

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Ornaments
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Waistband

Waistband

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Mr Leo Austen
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

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Smoking pipes
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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1923
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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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Adzes
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Earring

Earring

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1923
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Adze

Adze

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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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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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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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, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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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, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Necklet

Necklet

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Necklaces
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1920
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Headband

Headband

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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Cane rings from firesticks set

Cane rings from firesticks set

Papuan Official collection
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Firesticks
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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Bags
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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Stringed instrument

Stringed instrument

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Musical instruments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1920
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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String bag

String bag

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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Earring

Earring

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Earrings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

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Daggers
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Mr Leo Austen
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1923
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Flint

Flint

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Stone tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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String cover

String cover

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Grass skirts
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Club head

Club head

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1923
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Headdress

Headdress

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Headdresses
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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, Oceania
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1923
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Drum

Drum

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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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1915
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

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Fish traps
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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, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

Club

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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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