Queen & Commonwealth
 
Carved figure of a warrior
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 94134

Carved figure of a warrior

1974

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In 1974 The Queen made her first visit to Papua New Guinea which The Duke of Edinburgh had visited independently during his tour of 1956-7.

On this tour The Queen was presented with this carved wooden figure of a traditional warrior, presented by the Prime Minister, Sir Michael Thomas Somare.