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Paddle made of wood. Plain handle circular in section and tapering to the butt. There is a raised carved central rib on the leaf-shaped blade, which extends the full length on one side and about half the length on the reverse. There are missing areas on the sides of the blade.
- Production date
Length: 126 centimetres
Width: 12 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Description from Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.122:
'168. Wooden paddle, leaf-shaped blade. Length 4 feet 1 inch. From Redscar Bay.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From the HMS Rattlesnake expedition of 1846-1850.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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