Engraved plate 31from 'Voyage autour du monde' ('Voyage round the world') by Louis Isidore Duperrey (1826). Illustrated are spears tipped with bamboo and decorated with casowary feathers, bamboo bows, a bamboo quiver, hardwood- tipped and bone-tipped arrows, an arrow with tata leaf flights, and a hatchet. 'Terre des Papous' (Land of the Papuans) is probably the Doberai Peninsula, on the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea. Duperrey (1786-1865), a French marine hydrographer, was the commander of the 'Coquille' during its voyage (1822-1825) to Chile, Peru, Polynesia, the Molucca Islands (Indonesia), New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) and Australia.
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