Spear

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Registration number
544
Item name
Spear 
Category
Fighting
Fishing
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Cape York region > Cape York
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1947 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mrs D. Cameron 
Raw material
Prongs - wooden, metal
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Spear head 15273 similar to 543 and 544. Part of Brisbane auctioneer Mr John Samuel Cameron's (died ca 1917) collection which was sold after his widow's death. Bought by Dr Winterbotham and C A Fitzgerald at auction. 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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