Malanggan figure holding a bird.
19th c New Ireland Oceanic (Melanesian) Sculpture
NEW IRELAND Anonymous
New Ireland. Papua New Guinea.
Berlin (Dahlem). Ethnologisches Museum.
Malanggan (or Malangan) objects from New Ireland were studied and collected by German scientists over a period of years starting with the voyage of the S.M.S. Gazelle in the 1870s under the anthropologist Captain-Lieutenant H. Strauch.