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Engraved Bamboo

Object Number:2003-32-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kanak
Provenience: New Caledonia
Date Made: Before 1900
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1900
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bamboo
Length: 70.5 cm
Width: 5 cm
Outside Diameter:5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1994.X.11426 - Other Number

Description

Bamboo tube, egraved with words and pictures. From top: AUSTRALIA / European style building flying flag (2 X) / fRENCH soldiers carrying bayonets, axes, and clubs / Kanak house with two men climbing on roof (2 X) / LES MISSIONS / church with cross (2 X) / ROMAIN. Two large splits. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Bibliography:

[Article] Katz, Adria H. 2015. "Curiosities & Commodities: Oceanian Objects From Two World's Fairs". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 57. no. No. 1. pg. 27-31 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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