- Museum number
Arrow made of reed, wood, grass (?).
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1870)
Height: 109.70 centimetres
Width: 0.80 centimetres
Depth: 0.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
See Simpson 2020 for an argument why this object may have been collected by Frederick Whipple.
Christy collection registration slip, written in the 1860s?:
Torres Straits, Darnley Islands
Three arrows, 3 ft 7 in, 4 ft 1in and 4 ft 3 1/2 in long respectively. Reed shafts with plain butt ends. Their upper ends bound with plaited strips of grass?. Dark fibrous wood heads, differently barbed.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc186?C1.4800a-c (old CDMS no.)