Spearhead

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Registration number
997
Item name
Spearhead 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Manus Province > Admiralty Islands
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1947 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mrs D. Cameron 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

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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