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E077644 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 27/1/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E077644 - 27/1/1982, 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-east area of Australia. This particular shield is very small and could have been made for the tourist trade. 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:
27/01/1982
Registration Number:
E077644
Associated Stories:
The Morrison Collection
Images
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E077644 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 27/1/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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E077644 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 27/1/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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E077644 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 27/1/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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E077644 - items, shield, St. Clair Mission Station, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia, 27/1/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
5:
Wooden shield from (the east coast of Australia). Acquired in 1982. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
6:
Wooden club from (Area E). Acquired in 1982. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown