Walking stick

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Registration number
761
Item name
Walking stick 
Category
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Milne Bay Province > Kiriwina Goodenough District > Trobriand Islands
Map
Collector
Mr Cullen 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Miss Cullen 
Dimensions
H: W: L: 1080 mm D: Circum:

Description

Carved walking stick with human figure handle.
Adhesive paper label on the shaft. Hand written inscription
/NEW/GUINEA/1{illegible}87/

Research notes

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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