Boomerang from western Victoria or south-east South Australia. Typical returning type for this extended region. Hunting type. Collected by Sir John Franklin or his wife Jane, while he was governor of Van Diemens Land (Tasmania). Additional information from South Australia Museum, Adelaide.

Object Details

ID: AAA3755
Collection: World Cultures
Type: Boomerang
Display location: Display - Polar Worlds Gallery
Date made: 1837-1843; 1837-43
Credit: On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from the Hopton Hall Derbyshire Collection. Kindly lent by the Gell Muniment Trustees
Measurements: Overall: 545 x 175 mm

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