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Wooden paddle-club, carved on both sides. The end of the handle is inlaid with a piece of ivory or bone.
- Production date
Length: 117 centimetres
Width: 24 centimetres
Depth: 4.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Description from Extracts from British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.175:
Wood paddle, richly carved, an ivory star inserted at end of handle. Length 3 feet 10 inches. From Tongalaboa [Tongataboo], W.F. Carter
Stuck-on handwritten label, blurred writing, possibly 'Paddle from Tongataboo W F Carter...'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Presented by the Lords of the Admiralty through Sir John Liddell, C.B. (the Museum of Haslar Hospital)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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