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A Collection of Philippine Arms and Armor In the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology By Mark V. WileyExhibits of arms and armour in U.S. museums usually focus on European medieval collections, and when one is presented on Asian weapons it usually focuses on those of Japan. Even rarer are exhibits of Southeast Asian weapons, and rarer still are those of the Philippines in particular. However, some U.S. museums do have extensive collections of Southeast Asian weapons,…




Edward E. Ayer Digital Collection (Newberry Library)In 1911, Edward E. Ayer (1841-1927) donated more than 17,000 pieces on the early contacts between American Indians and Europeans. Ayer, a member of the first Board of Trustees, was the first donor of a great collection to the Newberry. Since then, the Ayer endowment fund has enabled the library to collect in excess of 130,000 volumes, over 1 million manuscript pages, 2,000 maps, 500 atlases, 11,000 photographs, and 3,500 drawings and paintings…


The Museum of Ethnography (Etnografiska museet) in Stockholm, is a Swedish science museum. It houses a collection of about 220,000 items relating to the ethnography, or cultural anthropology, of peoples from around the world.




Fowler Museum (University of California, Los Angeles)






The Pitt Rivers Museum is a museum displaying the archaeological and anthropological collections of the University of Oxford in England. Established in 1884, it is famous for its "characteristic layout: artefacts are arranged by type into a ‘democracy of things’, rather than by time or region." The Philippine collection at the Museum consists of 205 objects.


Philippine items in the collections of the Horniman Museum.by Fiona KerlogueThe Horniman Museum in London, founded in the last years of the 19th century, contains a small but significant collection of material from the Philippines, assembled over more than a century from a variety of sources. Since the Museum was founded, the collections have developed through purchases from auction houses and dealers, through donation and bequests from travellers and ex-patriates, and through collection in the…





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