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Aboriginal Ornament selected from the International Exhibition London 1862 for Henry Christy

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Description

Drawing; pl. 45; a painted warrior's shield, sixty centmetres long and forty-five centimetres wide, composed of ten pieces of wood. The whole shield is painted blue, red and white, the middle represents a grotesque head with a large mouthfull of teeth and four elephant-like tusks. Borneo.
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From the Watercolour World

Location

Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia

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