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the t h i n g s they brought ba c k : collected... acquired... excavated... donated... captured... confiscated... taken...
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size: 12x9in Giclee Print: Robert Koch, German Microbiologist by Science Source :

{the mismeasure of men}

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Pearse, John 1808-1882 :Wellington sketched from the Hutt Road, beyond 'Kai warra'. [Between 1852 and 1856] | Record | DigitalNZ

{notes from a mud hut}

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From the British Museum Online Collection

{dr knox' portfolio}

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{from paradise}

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{human zoo}

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COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Een in statie opgestelde dode Toraja Celebes TMnr 10003083


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{an outpost of progress}

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Hottot's expedition diary, showing entries for 10 and 11 April 1908 describing the measurement of local Kango people at Lake Tumba. The Kango were of interest to Hottot since they were considered a 'pygmy' race. Underneath he has recorded a list of objects collected, including three women's belts (no.99), nine units of the local copper currency (no.93), and forty poisoned arrows (no.97).  Pitt Rivers Museum, Manuscript Collections, Hottot Papers 1/7a
Matthew Henson, Robert E. Peary, North Pole, Henson family
Lewis & Clark hand-drawn expedition map ... (journal)


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Museum of natural history - France by Axel Goossens - Edit IC

{natural history}

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an old photo of two people standing next to each other
Congolese newlyweds
an old black and white photo of a woman sitting on a chair with other people in the background
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Een in statie opgestelde dode Toraja Celebes TMnr 10003083
an old black and white photo of a man standing next to a chair
Exhibition: ‘Black Chronicles: Photographic Portraits 1862-1948’ at the National Portrait Gallery, London
an old drawing of different types of knives
Some of the Earliest Known Examples of Massim Art, 1849 Drawing in the British Museum
From the British Museum Online Collections.
two men are standing next to some african art sculptures in the grass with palm trees behind them
Oceanic Art Provenance Research: Eudald Serra and the art of New Guinea by Ricard Bru
Eudald Serra, an avant-garde Catalan sculptor, was a key figure in Oceanic art-collecting in Spain in the second half of the twentieth century. His multiple stays and expeditions in the Pacific, together with his artistic eye, made him an indispensable figure in the building of the main collections of New Guinea art existing in Catalonia: his own personal collection, Albert Folchs’ private collection (Folch Foundation), and the public collection of the Ethnological Museum of Barcelona.
two drawings of faces with dreadlocks, one wearing a mask and the other as a dog's head
Ancestor or Victim, New Guinea Over-modeled Skulls From the Sepik River
From the British Museum Online Collection
an old photo of a busturine with intricate designs on it's face
Ancient Korwar Figure From New Guinea Donated to British Museum in 1865
From the British Museum Online Collection
an old book with some drawings on it
Pitt Rivers Museum Acquisition Journal- Papuan Gulf Bark Belts Acquired 1895 Oceanic New Guinea Art
Papuan Gulf Bark Belt with impeccable provenance—being acquired by August Lane Pitt Rivers on September 28, 1895 from the London dealer W. D. Webster—see illustration in Pitt Rivers Museum acquisition journal vol. 3, p. 1223 (courtesy of Cambridge University Library). Aside from the provenance the aesthetics of the belt are extremely strong. The figures are very well composed and clearly defined. The confidence and skill of the artist openly displayed. New Guinea Art Oceanic Tribal Art
two men standing next to each other in front of a table with an object on it
Friedrich Thiel and Hernsheim captain Eduard Macco With Malaggan Treasures, 1902, Dieter Klein Photo
The Historical Evolution of Commercial Art Collecting Rainer F. Buschmann, Cal State University Channel Islands Corporate art collecting, including Oceanic material culture, went through several stages that included commercialization, investment, philanthropy, and, finally, a concern for human resources.The commercial investment in ethnographic collecting is almost as old as the activity itself. For instance, as numerous collections returned from James Cook's three voyages, many artifacts...