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Wooden paddle, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
B001603 - 0/3/1884, paddle, , New Georgia Islands, Western Province, Solomon Islands, Pacific
Date Databased:
11/06/2009
Item Name:
paddle
Label:
This paddle was obtained by Captain Wolsch on Roviana Lagoon and is typical of paddles from the New Georgia group of islands in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. The paddle was described as a 'woman's paddle'. Captain Wolsch, a marine sea captain who visited the Solomon Islands in 1880, sold the paddle to the Museum in 1884.
Keywords:
female
Region:
New Georgia Islands
Province/State:
Western Province
Country:
Solomon Islands
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
/03/1884
Registration Number:
B001603
Associated Stories:
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Wooden paddle, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden paddle, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden paddle, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
4:
Wooden paddle, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno