Melanesian shell money in Field Museum collections

by Lewis, A. B. in Chicago

Written in English
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  • Melanesia.
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    • Shell money.,
    • Ethnology -- Melanesia.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Albert B. Lewis.
      SeriesField Museum of Natural History. Publication 268. Anthropological series., vol. xix, no. 1
      LC ClassificationsGN2 .F4 vol. XIX, no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p.
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6740199M
      LC Control Number30007633

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Albert Buell Lewis (June 21, – October 10, ) was the first American anthropologist to conduct a systematic, long-term field study in Melanesia, A.

Lewis is best remembered for the collection and documentation of over 14, Melanesian objects gathered in the colonial territories of Melanesia during his time as the leader of the Joseph N. Field South Pacific Expedition from Born: June 21,Clifton, Ohio.

Melanesian Shell Money in Field Museum Collections. By Albert B. Lewis. 36 pages, 25 illus. Volume 20 (Complete in Three Numbers) No. Archaeology of Santa Marta, Colombia.

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left). Among the named 'types' of shell money from New Hanover/New Ireland is the tapsoka produced from the Jewel Box shell (Chama pacifica). These examples are from the collections of MAA. Lorenz, Carol Ann AFRICAN PERSONAL ART AND ADORNMENT From the Permanent Collection of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology, September 19 - November 7, Hamilton, NY Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University 1st Edition 1st Printing 4to 11" - 13" tall 40 Softcover Book Seller Rating: % positive.

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Library Museum Collection Anthropology Natural History Anthropologie. WVC Library-Anthro: Oceania. Melanesian shell money in Field Museum collections, by Albert B. image of page 1. The origins of the PNG National Museum and Art Gallery were a direct result of the colonial government officials' initial gathering of what have become the museum's collections, but like Gab Titui.

The teaching aid was made by the donor for use in church lectures about her time in the Solomon Islands. A Malaita shell money necklace has been taped to a piece of card with handwritten text about the use of shell money in Solomon Islands.

Country: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands. B Lewis, Melanesian Stone Money in Field Museum Collections, attributes the terms mangin, kawas (kuwas?) and lolat (lolot?) to an article in the periodical Globus by Dr.

Albert Hahl, governor of German New Guinea from to (Lewis, pp. Hahl wrote about central New Ireland, and it seems likely that he had Barok informants. 82Cited by: This two-volume book enlarges understandings of Oceanic art and enables new reflection upon museums and ways of working in and around them.

Shell money and context in Western Island Melanesia Museum. Her current research is focused on Kiribati, where she is interested in the contemporary resonance of historic museum collections, and the Author: Lucie Carreau, Alison Clark, Alana Jelinek, Erna Lilje Nicholas Thomas.

The Museum houses a significant collection of material culture items, and other large collections of Solomon Islands art are held by the Museum of Mankind in London, the Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, the Museum of the Völkerkunde in Berlin, the Field Museum in Chicago, the Australian Museum in Sydney, Queensland Museum, the.

One of the Lessons of modern economic geography, abstract theory of graphs, and contemporary thinking in theoretical biology appears to be that hierarchical control networks are one solution to the problem of what to do about systems that are so complex, they may be unstable, unworkable, uneconomical, or any of these in combination.

The issue explored in this essay is: Had the dynamics Cited by: 4. Rotterdam: Museum voor Volkenkunden. [Book on the collections of the Rotterdam museum. See Greub () for later book in English on the same collections.] Mystery of Man, Magic of Things: Melanesian Shell Money in Field Museum Collections.

Field Museum Anthropological Series, Vol. XIX. [61 pp. Ills of several hundred pieces. Reprinted New. Home» Publications» An Archaeology of Early Christianity in Vanuatu menu. An Archaeology of Early Christianity in Vanuatu Museum collections of Melanesian objects represent the other side of colonial exchanges.

netnivri and telugohmti clubs, numplat (grass skirt), carved coconut shell armbands, and navela (stone money). The. 18/10/12 ARTventures: An Australian curator in the field with Pacific art and artists Susan Cochrane (This essay was commissioned and translated into French and published in Mwà Véé1, OCEANIC RELIGIONS: AN OVERVIEW The Pacific Islands are dispersed over the widest expanse of sea in the world.

They consist of semi-continents (such as New Guinea), strings of large mountainous islands (along the curve of the Melanesian chain), and groups of larger and smaller islands further east, which are arranged as isolated atolls, or, more rarely, organized into whole archipelagoes, such.

Uses of Shell-Bearing Molluscs - Past, Present & Future. By Avril Bourquin, Ross Mayhew and many contributors (see a carved elk antler purse which was used by the people of Hoopa Indians in California to carry their Dentalia shell money.

founded the Bailey-Matthews Shell museum, taught and supervised graduate Students for.Shell money and context in Western Island Melanesia 25 that define my art practice, including projects such as The Field ().

In my with participants at the collections storage base for the Museum Volkenkunde in S’Gravenzande, Netherlands. The separation between these two aspects of the project.In its today’s form and under its current name, the Department of Australia, Oceania and Indonesia has been existing since After a brief stay in the united department of East and Southeast Asia, Australia, and Oceania (–), the Department was restored in .