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- A Place & Date Exhibited Carlton, Australia
Junk Model - Five Masted, 1880 Reg. No: ST 018252
- 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, Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, 1881
|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|