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canoe model
Wooden canoe model, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E031628 - 18/4/1928, canoe model, , San Cristobal Island, Makira Province, Solomon Islands, Pacific
Item Name:
canoe model
Label:
This canoe model is attributed to San Cristobal Island in the Solomon Islands. The small carved dog on the stern is typical of canoes used to catch bonitos. The teeth of a dog, porpoise or fruit bat were often hidden in the canoe to ensure its fishing success. The model was donated to the Museum in 1928 by Mr Gustavus Waterhouse who visited Pacific Island countries on several occasions.
Region:
San Cristobal Island
Province/State:
Makira Province
Country:
Solomon Islands
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
18/04/1928
Registration Number:
E031628
Associated Stories:
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Wooden canoe model, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden canoe model, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden canoe model, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden canoe model, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden canoe model, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden canoe model, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno