Spear thrower

Description
This is one of a small group of items that were donated by WR Hayman in October 1868. It relates to the first tour of Australian Aboriginal cricketers in the UK in that same year. This item was used in a series of public displays that highlighted various Aboriginal skills and athleticism.
https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/the-first-aboriginal-cricket-team-to-england-bradman-museum/5wJiIlzvxlyNKA?hl=en
Accession Loan No.
E1125
Simple Name
spear thrower
Full Name
spear thrower
Common Name
spear thrower
Production Country
Australia
Material
hard wood
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Collection Contintent
Pacific
Production County
Victoria
Production Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Production Continent
Oceania
Production Year High
1868
Family Group

Function Name
weapon
Dimensions
whole length 597 mm; whole W 38 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:02
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:43:02

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