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Lime hawk-moth

Hawk-moth from the collection of F Blanchford. Collected by LW Newman May 1926....

Ear ornament

“Ahakoa he iti he pounamu” is a Maori proverb (whakatauki) which means “although it is small it is precious.” Nephrite (pounamu) was a prestigious and highly valued stone that it was...

Butterfly

G Schwab collected this little butterfly at Sakbayeme in southern Cameroon in 1926....

Ear ornament

Worn through the earlobes these fa’i ‘au gwaroa are made of coconut fronds (red) and orchid stems (yellow)....

Beaded armlet

The 'abagwaro or pattern-strap usually describes a strap woven of money-beads tied around the upper arm. This is a man’s ornament, worn by women only for occasions such as...

Boomerang

Wooden boomerang decorated with red ochre and two transverse white bands. One arm tapers to a round end, the other end is blunt....

Comb

This kaga gwaroa doe, or big patterned comb, is larger than other combs produced in this region. This was a man’s ornament, although in Lao and perhaps elsewhere a maiden...

Alcon blue butterfly

This male alcon blue butterfly was collected in France in June 1926 by Dr. R. V. Solly. Females only lay eggs on the Marsh Gentian and the caterpillars rely on...