New Guinea/New Zealand Collection

Representing many different ethnic groups with locations in Papua New Guina and New Zealand, the Meldrum Collection has been appraised as significant and rare. It represents artifacts which have not previously been seen in museum collections. Some of these are Human Carved Figurine, wood, bird on helmet, polychrome pigment (#2243); Paint Bowl-incised wooden crocodile motif, E. Sepil Province (#2072); Flute-bamboo tube incised with burned geometric design, Papua, New Guinea (#2109); Jade War Club-plaited orchid stem cover (#2114); Effigy Bowl-carved, incised motif, Tami Island, Huon Gulf, Morobe Province (#2070) plus much more.

Items are not on permanent display in the Museum.