String figure artefacts in public collections

- an inventory of figures mounted on card, on film and in photographs

Compiled by Martin Probert    PRE-RELEASE version

The compiler welcomes additions to this inventory. The inclusion of reference numbers if known would be greatly appreciated.

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for details of string figure artefacts held there
Mounted figures
Films
Photographs
Europe        
  British Museum Under construction
8
 
 
  University of Cambridge Museum Under construction
 
 
1+(?)
  Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge
 
1
 
  IWF Wissen und Medien gGmbH, Göttingen
 
16
 
North America        
  Canadian Museum of Civilisation Under construction
 
 
x
  Human Studies Film Archives
 
1
 
  National Anthropological Archives
 
 
14
  National Archives of Canada
 
1
 
  University of Pennsylvania Museum Under construction
123
?
5(?)
Oceania        
  Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
 
1
 
  Australian Museum
196
 
185
  South Australian Museum Under construction
87
 
 
  University of Adelaide Library Under construction
11
 
22
  New Zealand Film Archive
 
5
 
  New Zealand Television Archive Under construction
 
1
 
  Bernice P Bishop Museum, Honolulu Under construction
 
 
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