Collection of ethnographic items
- Art Funded
The key items are 15 articles of war, ceremonial and domestic use, brought to England in 1825 for an Irish-American school boy, Bryan Mullanphy from St. Louis. They include a skin map showing the drainages of the Mississippi, Wabash and Ohio Rivers circa 1773-5. The 10 non-North American works are from the Pacific, Guyana, Africa and Asia.
Stonyhurst College. On loan to the British Museum from 1977 to 2003.
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