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Drawing; sketch of an Aboriginal paddle. Southeastern Australia.
Graphite and ink on paper.
- Production date
Height: 14 centimetres
Width: 18.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
This is part of a collection of twenty-nine drawings by GA Robinson held by the British Museum, seven of which are on the opposite side of another drawing.
For examples of similar spades as depicted here, see British Museum Oc. 4463 and Oc. 6890.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- This was probably part of the collection of artworks and ethnographic objects which Joseph Barnard Davis (q.v.) acquired from Robinson's widow in the 1860s, and which AW Franks (q.v.) later purchased for the British Museum at the auction sale of Davis's estate in 1883.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Oc2006-Drg122-Rob