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E078182 - items, shield, , , Western Queensland, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E078182 - 16/12/1982, shield, , North Coast, , Australia, Australia
Item Name:
shield
Label:
This shield is from western Queensland, Australia. The shield is oval in shape and a handle has been carved into the surface of the wood at the back of the shield. Both surfaces of the shield have been engraved with an interlocked, diamond design which has been painted with red ochre. Small holes over the surface of the shield are evidence of insect damage. It was collected by Alexander Morrison in the late 19th or early 20th Century and acquired by the Australian Museum in 1982.
Region:
North Coast
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
16/12/1982
Registration Number:
E078182
Associated Stories:
The Morrison Collection
Images
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E078182 - items, shield, , , Western Queensland, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078182 - items, shield, , , Western Queensland, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078182 - items, shield, , , Western Queensland, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078182 - items, shield, , , Western Queensland, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
5:
E078180 - items, shield, , , Northern New South Wales and South-Western Queensland, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078182 - items, shield, , , Western Queensland, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
7:
Wooden shield, NSW, Area S, Australia (detail) 
finton.mahony@austmus.gov.au 
photographer: Finton Mahony