Author: Nick Stanley

Nick Stanley is an Honorary Research Fellow with the Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas at the British Museum. He was previously Director of Research and Chair of Postgraduate Studies at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham City University. He is a specialist in Asmat art of West Papua, New Guinea. He is currently Chair of the MAA Friends.

Lady Clementine Spencer Churchill and Asmat Shields

In 1935, Lady Churchill donated three Asmat shields from Papua New Guinea to MAA. Nick Stanley explores their journey to the museum, their efficacy, and their relevance today.

Nick Stanley

28 November 2023

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