- Museum number
Spear-thrower of wood, gum, fibre; decorated with red ochre.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1846)
Height: 3 centimetres
Width: 6 centimetres
Depth: 109.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Description from Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.83:
10. A flat throwing stick, length 43 in. Port Essington, New Holland.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1972-1982 23 Jun-28 Feb, London, BM, Museum of Mankind, The Aborigines of Australia
2009 20 Mar-23 Aug, Australian Maritime Museum, Charles Darwin: voyages and ideas that shook the world
- Object frozen Sept. 2009
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- B & M Extracts: 'Presented by Lieutenant Ince of H.M. Ship Fly, 1846'
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number