- Museum number
10 fish-hooks of pearlshell, mounted on a single card.
- Curator's comments
- Oc1944,02.410 to Oc1944,02.420 are all mounted on one card labelled:
BEASLEY COLLECTION / SOLOMON, ULAWA / 1842
Small mackeral-hooks and sardine-hooks of pearlshell were used for inshore fishing. (For types of Solomon Islands fish-hooks, see Kascho (1976) Uki Fishhooks).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Beasley catalogue reads, for a collection acquired 18-7-1926 and numbered 1832 to 1861:
- The Melanesian Mission -
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 1842 (Beasley catalogue)