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E078183 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E078183 - 16/12/1982, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
shield
Label:
This shield is from St Clair Mission in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia. The shield is carved from a solid piece of wood. It is very small and narrow tapering to a point at either end. A handle has been carved into the back of the shield. This style of shield was restricted to the south-eastern area of Australia. It was collected by Alexander Morrison in the late 19th or early 20th Century and acquired by the Australian Museum in 1981.
Keywords:
tourist ephemera
Place:
St. Clair Mission Station
Region:
Hunter
Province/State:
New South Wales
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
16/12/1982
Registration Number:
E078183
Associated Stories:
The Morrison Collection
Images
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E078183 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078183 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078183 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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Wooden shield from the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. Acquired in 1982. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown