Shield

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Registration number
4612
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Barkly region > Newcastle Waters
Map
Collector
Mr Percy Neale 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Mr Percy Neale 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

A medium length shield of a light coloured soft-wood. The entire surface of both the convex face and the concave back has been painted red. On the face there is a series of white dots at both terminal ends that are absent in the central third of the shield. The entire surface of both the face and the back has been engraved with parallel straight vertical channels. The words “Newcastle Waters” and the shield number have been printed in dark ink inside the handle area.

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