1893.42.3 (On Display)
Model house on piles with palm roof. [DCF Court Team 20/2/2003]
Place details: OCEANIA MELANESIA. Papua New Guinea. Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Palm Leaf Plant / ?. Processes: Tied / Recycled / ? / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 1350 approx Field Collector: Hugh Hastings Romilly When Collected: 1886 Other Owners: Hugh Hastings Romilly Augustus Wollaston Franks PRM Source: Augustus Wollaston Franks Acquired: Donated July 1893
KEYWORD: Model / House / CLASS: Model / Dwelling / ?.
Accession Book Entry - July A.W. Franks Esq F.R.S. British Museum - Specimens collected by H.H. Romilly in S.E. New Guinea in 1886 viz: large model of pile dwelling, ?Motu tribe
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