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Cutter

A wooden bowl decorated with mother-of-pearl shell. This vessel would have accompanied a betel chewing set. It was used for holding betel (areca) nut, which is chewed in many parts...

Javan cucumber

Plant seeds presented by the Director of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, on behalf of the Trustees in 1932. The plant is from the Sandwich Islands and cultivated in the...

Wasp

This exotic wasp was collected in Penang, Straits Settlements....

Sand

This sand is from the collection of the late Ivor Treby. He collected it in the enclosure of Wat Phra Singh at Chiang Mai. This river sand probably has input from...

Proboscis monkey

This family of monkeys was purchased by the museum in 1921. Proboscis monkeys were so named for the male's extraordinary nose which can be over 15 cm long in elderly...

Shell

Collection of land snail shells from the Philippines....

Talaud black birdwing butterfly

This birdwing butterfly was collected in North Sulawesi on Talaud Island by Captain G. K. Hebbert. His collection is described as a ‘valuable gift’ in the accession register as it...

Bornean orangutan

The Bornean and Sumatran orang-utan are both endangered species. Human activities such as development and deforestation are responsible for their rarity. The big game hunter Charles Peel collected this young...

Green dragontail butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Indonesia. It is from the collection of Captain G. C. Woodward (Royal Navy) which was given to the Museum in his memory in 1955....

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