Charles Seligman Beatrice Blackwood PRM Museum John Hutton Henry Balfour Edward Tylor Augustus Fox

Pitt Rivers Museum Named collectors up to 1945 - Blackwood top 20s

Blackwood as field collector, top 20 classes and countries

[article ID:426]

Rank

Class

Number of objects

1

Ornament & Bead

684

2

Tool (definite)

642

3

Currency

340

4

Trade

328

5

Weapon (definite)

304

6

Clothing

258

7

Pottery

237

8

Specimen

236

9

Animalia

221

10

Food

220

11

Tool or weapon

214

12

Basketry

203

12

Vessel

191

12

Music

148

15

Figure

138

16

Toy & Game

138

17

Children

130

17

Barkcloth

118

19

Religion

116

20

Fishing

96

Rank

Country

Number of objects

1

PNG

2,447

2

Solomons / PNG

380

3

USA

271

4

Mexico

203

5

UK

150

6

Germany

128

7

Canada

46

8

Malta

19

9

{France

15

9

{New Zealand

15

11

Turkey

12

12

{Austria

7

12

{Japan

7

12

{Poland

7

15

Denmark

6

16

Ireland

5

17

Fiji

4

18

Greece

2

19

{Belgium

1

19

{China [there are other countries with 1 object further down alphabet!]

1

Blackwood as donor, top 20 classes and countries

[article ID:427]

Rank

Class

Number of objects

1

Ornament & Bead

724

2

Tool (definite)

662

3

Currency

347

4

Weapon (definite)

332

5

Trade

329

6

Clothing

266

7

Pottery

247

8

Specimen

237

9

Food

227

10

Animalia

224

11

Tool or weapon

219

12

Vessel

213

13

Basketry

208

14

Music

154

15

Figure

142

16

Textile

141

17

Toy & Game

140

18

Children

132

19

Barkcloth

119

20

Religion

116

Rank

Country

Number of objects

1

PNG

2,570

2

Solomons / PNG

386

3

USA

287

4

UK

274

5

Mexico

203

6

Germany

128

7

Canada

46

8

Malta

18

9

{France

15

9

{New Zealand

15

11

Turkey

12

12

The Netherlands

10

13

{Poland

7

13

{Austria

7

13

{Japan

7

16

Denmark

6

17

Ireland

5

18

Fiji

4

18

Greece

2

20

Belgium [as with field collector table above]

1

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