Where is it from?

Association locations map

Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Junk Model - Five Masted, 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 018252

Summary:
Trading junk with five masts. Square staged bow with dragon figure head. High poop deck with carved figures on rudder windlass. Model probably from Singapore. Displayed at the 1880-1881 Melbourne International Exhibition. Donated by the Straits Settlement Commissioners at the conclusion of the Exhibition in 1881.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Straits Settlement Commissioners, 1881
Discipline: Technology

More information

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

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Themes

This item is part of the following themes:

Yes No