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44 results found with "Papua New Guinea"

Skirt

A dance skirt with Melanesian fibres and techniques, probably coconut fibre which was used throughout Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and the rest of Melanesia....

Goldie’s bird-of- paradise

Though found on only two islands, Ferguson and Normanby, in the D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago of Papua New Guinea, there is no current threat to this species survival. This specimen is male....

Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Kavieng (formerly known as New Ireland) which is part of the Bismarck Archipelago. It is the most north eastern province of Papua New Guinea. It...

Ornamental plaque

As a result of independence in 1975, artistic traditions flourished in Papua New Guinea to celebrate the event. Contemporary artists, like Mathias Kauage, started producing creations for Independence Day...

Queen Alexandra’s birdwing butterfly

This male Queen Alexandra’s birdwing butterfly was collected on the Kumusi River in Papua New Guinea. It is endangered in the wild. The female of this species is a dull...

Queen Alexandra’s birdwing butterfly

This male Queen Alexandra’s birdwing butterfly was collected on the Kumusi River in Papua New Guinea. It is endangered in the wild. The female of this species is a dull...

Queen Victoria’s birdwing

RAMM purchased this male Queen Victoria’s birdwing butterfly from Worldwide Butterflies in 1971. This specimen was possibly bred in captivity. In nature this species is found in the Solomon Islands...

Dagger

Bone knives were once used for hunting and fishing but were replaced with metal. This plain bone knife was likely made from the thigh bone of the flightless cassowary,...

Common green bird-wing butterfly

This is a male birdwing butterfly from Milne Bay in Southern Papua New Guinea. It was added to the collection by Major Bertie Gay. Whilst he was a curator at...

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