Series 01: Ethnological Specimens from New Guinea, Admiralty Island, New Ireland, New Britain, Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, New Caledonia, Fiji, Northern Australia, & c., ca. 1886 / from drawings by James Samuel Bray, Naturalistca. 1886

by James Samuel Bray

Headed by a bird of paradise and his motto ‘duris non frangor’ (‘hardship will not break me’), James Bray’s Museum of Curios encompassed a vast range of ethnographic, natural history and antiquarian items on display – and for sale or exchange.