Spiked helmet made of parrot fish skin.
- Found/Acquired: Kiribati
- Height: 10.5 inches (from registration)
Register slip reads: Purchased 21 June 1904 [Admr. Davis] per Gerrard Collected by Adm. Davis during the cruise of HMS Royalist 1890-93. Davis published his collection of 700 items made as captain of the Royalist in a LIST OF ETHNOGRAPHICAL OBJECTS (BM library shelfmark: MUS/26b-9-6), which bears the handwritten note "BM had first pick - part purchased by Umlauff. Hamburg" Edward Gerrard sold the collection on his behalf.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EOC10654
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