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Canoe prow
Canoe prow
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood And Paint
Dimensions:
22 1/2 (57.2 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Massim
Provenance:

Purchased from Nathan Joseph, San Francisco by M.H. deYoung, unspecified date

California Midwinter, Fine Arts Buidling, Exhibition Catalogue. South Sea Island Collection, pp. 94-101. "3368-3 Pieces Carving from New Guinea meeting house. Set," p. 97. [original catalogue located at SF History Center, SF Public Library]. ???

Accession Number:
2146.1
Acquisition Date:
1895-03-23
Credit Line:

California Midwinter International Exposition, through M.H. deYoung

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