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181. Acrylic painting Framed acrylic painting of a waterfall; origin unknown. 182. Copper engraving This is an original hand-colored copper engraving from Cook's Voyages, c. 1785. Depicts a Tasmanian woman carrying a child; caption reads "Woman of Cape Dieman, in the Southern Extremity of New Holland. Vol. 1, to face Page 240." 183. Acrylic painting Framed acrylic painting depicting an African man's face; he is wearing a head covering; origin unknown. 184. Buddha statue Brass figure of seated Buddha, eyes closed, in a meditative position; origin unknown. 185. Wooden Buddha statue Wooden buddha seated in a meditative position. 186. Chinese wall hanging Chinese watercolor wall hanging depicting a bridge over a river with a trail and mountains. 187. Chinese wall hanging Chinese watercolor wall hanging of a tiger climbing rocks. 188. Chinese wall hanging Chinese watercolor wall hanging of three Chinese junks, a buoy, a small dwelling, and , on a river between mountains. 189. Brass bell Object from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; brass bell with chain attached to a figure at the top. 190. Wooden stand Object from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; wooden stand that probably held a buddha. 191. Copper horn Copper horn with seven holes, decorative copper pieces; plays like a flute; possible origin Tibet. 192. Tourism and Pilgrimage Items Items from Turnbull's "Tourism and Pilgrimage" project; a knife and two clay faces on a felt board, one enamel figure souvenir, and a metal sandal charm. 193. Ituri Rainforest painting Painting of the Ituri rainforest, home of the Mbuti people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), by Anne Eisner Putnam. Heavy oil palette and brush, acrylic possibly used; signed "Anne Eisner", lower right. 194. Executioning sword Executioning sword with metal blade and wooden handle; decorative cord in several colors wraps around handle, pieces of red hair are attached through holes in the handle; origin Bira people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). 195. Raffia mat Raffia mat with fuschia border and peacock in green, fuschia, yellow, and black; origin Uganda. 196. Raffia mat Raffia mat with tiger, painted in orange, brown, and green; origin Ituri forest. 197. Ivory woman figure Ivory figure of a woman wearing a skirt. 198. Stone candlestick Stone candlestick made for hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). 199. Acrylic painting Framed acrylic painting of two men in white robes following a path in a forest; origin unknown. 200. Ebony elephant carving
Ebony elephant with white wooden tusks and eyes; possible origin is South Eastern Africa.