Steering oar

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
741
Item name
Steering oar 
Category
Transport
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Milne Bay Province > Alotau > Massim
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Collector
Mr Cullen 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Miss Cullen 
Raw material
wood
Dimensions
H: W: 190 mm L: 1675 mm D: Circum:

Description

Canoe rudder

Research notes

Collected by donor's brother in 1887 [catalogue book 2]

Has also been described as paddle. The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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