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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...

Little cuckoo dove

This small dove is common in the montane forests of Sumatra. Other sub-species range from Indo-China to the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia....

Barred buttonquail

Buttonquails differ from true quails in having only three forward facing toes. The females are more brightly coloured than males and have several mates which take over the duties of...

Scarlet minivet: Indian minivet

This female bird was collected in Vietnam in 1928 by Willoughby P Lowe. Whilst she is yellowish-green in colour, the male of this species has black head and, shoulders with...

Oriental dollarbird

The Oriental dollar-bird is named for coin-like markings on the undersides of the wings, which flash conspicuously during flight. They are notable for their partiality to large beetles which are...

Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Sulawesi and is part of Major Gay’s collection. He became a curator at RAMM in 1936 and it is thanks to him that we have...

Blue begum

This butterfly was collected in the mountains at Djampangs in Java on April 30th, though we are not sure which year. It is part of Mr Blanchford’s collection....

Skipper butterfly

This butterfly is in the Blanchford collection and was collected in Soekamboemi, Java....

Orange gull butterfly

This specimen was collected in Indonesia in 1899 and is part of Mr Joicey’s collection which was donated to the Museum in 1934....

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