Shield

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
4205
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Eastern region > Reedy Station
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by E. A. Caldwell 
Raw material
wood
Dimensions
H: 550 mm W: 140 mm L: D: 80 mm Circum:

Description

Carved hard wood shield; the face is convex and the back is flat with a large handle area; the word “BOND” has been carved into one end of the back. Registration number 4205 marked with pen and tag.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.

Found in a tree after a flood at Reedy Station [Catalogue Book 2].

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