Hook

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
40486
Item name
Hook 
Category
Fishing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
None  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Guadalcanal Province > Guadalcanal Island > Honiara
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Collector
Mrs Jean and Mr Russell Herbert 
Acquisition date
September 02, 2011 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Jean Herbert 
Raw material
Turtle shell; shell; nylon; beads
Dimensions
H: W: 20 mm L: 90 mm D: 25 mm Circum:

Description

Fishing hook, with turtle shell point bound to shell shank with nylon; lure made of twine and orange, white and green beads.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition ‘Solomon Islands: Re-enchantment and the Colonial Shadow’, a scholarly project curated by Diana Young in collaboration with research consultants Graham Baines, Annie Ross, Clive Moore and David Akin, August 2016 – June 2017.

Trolling hook for Bonito. Purchased in 1982 from Solomon Islands Artefacts, Honiara. Solomon Islands Artefacts was a business selling custom money, artefacts, coins and stamps, run by Mariano Kelesi and Marion Clark [Jean Herbert catalogue notes].

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