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Junk Model - Two Masted, 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 018260

Summary:
Two masted junk model with pointed bow and dragon figure head. Raised poop deck with deck house and rudder windlass. Eight oar positions and four cannons. Probably from the Celebes. Displayed at the 1880-1881 Melbourne International Exhibition and donated to the Museum by the Straits Settlement Commissioners at the conclusion of the Exhibition.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Straits Settlement Commissioners, 1881
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, junks, model boats, sailing vessels, scale 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 sailing junks
Place & Date Exhibited: Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881
Exhibitor: Straits Settlement Commissioners, Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1880-1881

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