- Registration number
- Item name
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > North Stradbroke Island
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1948
- Acquisition method
- Foundation Donation from Mr Colin Clark
- Raw material
- H: W: L: D: Circum:
Edge ground. Double-ended axe. Bears writing: A45 Stradbroke Is. shell heaps Point Lookout North Stradbroke Island. [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card].
Donation was secured by Margaret Winterbotham, who worked in the office of Clark and Tait, pastoral agents with interest in pearling in Western Australia and Moreton Bay. Clark & Tait Graziers established in 1898 by James Clark and Peter Tait.
Point Lookout North Stradbroke Island. Double ended specimen found at midden heap [CB2].
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.
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.