- Museum number
Spear of wood, one piece. Shaft appears to be a peeled branch but the head has been cut out of the body of the tree; the latter is convex faced and covered with gummy pigment. Neck of shaft is square and on each of the four edges is a row of notches.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1873)
Length: 50.50 inches (from original registration)
- Curator's comments
Old label glued on reads: 8041 / New Georgia / Solomon Is. / Pres. by A.W.Franks Esq. 3.1.1873 / U.S.M / "New Georgia"
Register slip comment:
There were two of these in the Museum of the Roy. Unit. Service Instn labelled "New Georgia". This, which is one of hte two, was obtained by Mr Franks by exchange Jan. 1 1873.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1873C1.8041 (old CDMS no.)