Club

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
7884
Item name
Club 
Category
Fighting
Hunting
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
Bigambul 
Place
Australia > Australia > New South Wales > Darling River > Weilmoringle Station
Map
Collector
Mr Arthur W. Mullen  
Acquisition date
January 01, 1961 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Treweeke 
Raw material
hardwood
Dimensions
H: 605 mm W: L: D: Circum: 72 mm

Description

Carved hardwood club with bulbous head and pointed ends; lighter coloured section of wood on the head. Registration number 7884 marked with pen and tag.

Research notes

Collected between 1900 and 1912 off Weilmoringle Station on the Culgoa River between Barringun and Goodoogaby by the donor's father Arthur William Mullen, a surveyor for the Western Division of the New South Wales Land Board.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.

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