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Sailing Ship Model - Malayan, Gono, 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 018254

Summary:
This Malayan three-masted sailing vessel had provision for 10 or 20 oars and was partly decked with a rudder, clipper bow and dragon figurehead. This model was displayed at the Melbourne International Exhibition in 1880-1881. It was subsequently donated to the Museum by the Commissioners for the Straits Settlements in 1881.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Straits Settlement Commissioners, 1881
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, gonos boats, sailing vessels, scale models, ship models
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Wind Power - Sailing Vessels
Tertiary Classification: model traditional craft
Place & Date of Event: Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, Australia, 1880-1881

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