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Head ornament. A sliver of bone has a ball of gum at one end and is set with feathers that are worn.
- Production date
- 1900-1912 (circa)
Height: 24 centimetres
Width: 2.20 centimetres
Depth: 2.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Collected by H P Rogers, ornithologist, before 1914, in Australia.
Melville Island, Northern Territory.
Rogers visited Melville Island August 1911 - September 1912 while collecting for ornithologist G. Mathews.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Register reads, for collection Oc1939,08: Collected by H P Rogers, ornithologist, before 1914, in Australia. However inspection of the original correspondence from Mathews reveals that this should be J P Rogers, who was Mathews' ornithological collector in Northern Australia.
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