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World Cultures

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Collection World Cultures, Pacific
User collections Collectables (All) by blueheatwave
Collectables (Australasia / Oceania) by blueheatwave
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AAA3768
Description A net attached to four sticks for trapping game, probably Australian aboriginal. Collected by Sir John Franklin or his wife Jane, while he was governor of Van Diemens Land (Tasmania).
Date made 1837-43

Place made Australia
Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from the Hopton Hall Derbyshire Collection. Kindly lent by the Gell Muniment Trustees
Materials wood; organic: net
  • net (AAA3768)
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