Polynesian artifacts the Oldman collection, illustrated and described.

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SeriesMemoirs of the Polynesian Society -- v.15
ContributionsOldman, W. O.
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Polynesian Artifacts: The Oldman Collection, Illustrated and Described. Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsManufacturer: The Polynesian Society.

Early in his artifact dealing business, Oldman decided to concentrate on collecting the treasures of Maori, Polynesian, Micronesian, and Melanesian art and material culture. He built up comprehensive series showing all the significant variations of each artifact type, making his collection supremely valuable for future artistic and scholarly.

OCLC Number: Notes: Index: p. First edition published under the title: The Oldman collection of Polynesian artifacts. Description. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Polynesian artifacts book Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

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Skip to content Submit. Polynesian Carving is some of the most valuable and sort after pieces of tribal art. There are many different Polynesian Carving types, which vary depending on the region they come from.

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Including Polynesian artifacts from Tahiti, Austral and Cook Groups, the preface notes "Since the first edition of this memoir, the New Zealand Government has purchased this entire collection which has been divided among the principal museums of the country." and "It was shortly after this that the distinguished collector himself died.

The Journal of the Polynesian Society, (3) (September ): – Figural sculptures also express Polynesian concepts about genealogy, prestige, community, and mana. The next several objects provide the opportunity to compare and contrast the formal expression of these ideas across different island cultures.

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The Oldman Collection of Polynesian Artifacts 55 MARQUESAS In the following series of clubs I have made no attempt to describe fully the varied detail in the carved designs as this has already been done so very exhaustively by Dr. Karl von den Steinen in his book on Marquesan Art.

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About this Item: The Polynesian Society, Wellington, New Zealand.,pp. 2 Maps. Tables. Index. EX-University LIbrary with bookplpate and withdrawn stamp. Unobtrusive embossed stamp at foot of title page with withdrawn stamp on verso.

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Bishop Museum Bulletin 95 (Honolulu, ), pp. 14, 17, 24–34; Abraham Fornander, Fornander Collection of Hawaiian Antiquities and Folk-Lore, Memoirs of the Bernice P.

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