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Model - Koleh Fishing Boat, Malayan, 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 018259

Traditional Koleh fishing boat used in Malaya. Vessel features a canoe-shaped hull with a single mast and sail. Seats two people. This model was displayed at the 1880-1881 Melbourne International Exhibition. It was presented to the Museum by the Commissioners for the Straits Settlements in 1881.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Straits Settlement Commissioners, 1881
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 115 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width), 528 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Height measured with sail up

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Tagged with: boats, exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, kolehs boats, model boats, scale models
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne International Exhibition 1880
Tertiary Classification: exhibition heritage
Place & Date Used: Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, Australia, 1880-1881

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