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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | Catalogue No. 276381 / 1-30 | ENT | Accession No. 2616 | Field Catalogue No. FC-4623 / 1-30 | Negative No. | PRL | Sub. Ind. No. 42-24 | General Provenience: Melanesia New Guinea: Papua | Where collected: | Where made: | Attribution: Torres Straits | Tribe: | People: | Culture: | Brief description: 30 arrows | Detailed description: Bundle of 30 arrows; blackened cane shafts; palm wood and bone points-- some barbed; points bound to shafts with string bindings; some bindings are coated and some appear to combine with leather collars. | See reverse | Dimensions (in cm.): | length: 155.0* | width: | height: | circumfrence: | diameter: | *average | Fuller Collection: Purchased from Captain A.W.F. Fuller of London, England, in 1958Link to file(c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
Description: excerpt of conversations on Sonoband 136 between Roland Force and Captain A.W.F. Fuller, 1958Catalog Number: 276381.18Description: arrowMaterials: cane, bone, palm wood, string, leatherCultural Attribution: Torres Strait Islander, MelanesianAccession Number:  A. W. F. Fuller (Purchase)Accession Year:Other Numbers: FC 4623/1-30District/County: Torres StraitCollector/Source: Captain Alfred W. F. Fuller, Captain Alfred W. F. FullerEMu IRN: 1397804GUID: 479eecf9-0781-4cb4-b18a-6865d8fb5958
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