- Museum number
Shield of wood with elongated ends with bent wooden handle inserted through holes. Incised on front with herringbone designs divided by four recessed black bands. Two sections infilled with white ochre.
- Production date
Height: 102 centimetres
Width: 20.50 centimetres
Depth: 5.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Register information - collector's [?] information: "Tribes in the interior"
[Victoria or N.S. Wales]
Other objects obtained by the Museum from the Yorkshire Philosophical Society date to the 1830s so this may also be very early.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1972-1982 23 Jun-28 Feb, London, BM, Museum of Mankind, The Aborigines of Australia
2015 23 Apr-2 Aug, London, BM, G35, Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation
2015-2016 27 Nov-28 Mar, Canberra, National Museum of Australia, Encounters
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- "Purchased from the Treasurer of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society Museum, York."
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number