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World Cultures

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Collection World Cultures, Pacific
Gallery locationPolar Worlds Gallery (Floor plans)

Object details:

Object ID AAA3755
Description Boomerang from western Victoria or south-east South Australia. Typical returning type for this extended region. Hunting type. Collected by Sir John Franklin or his wife Jane, while he was governor of Van Diemens Land (Tasmania). Additional information from South Australia Museum, Adelaide.
Date made 1837-1843

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, hard
Measurements Overall: 545 x 175 mm
  • Boomerang (AAA3755)
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