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Junk Model - Two Masted, 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 018261

Two masted junk model with squared bow, raised poop deck and longitudinal gangway. Ten oar positions, two rudders and four cannons (two forward & two aft). Fitted with shields, spears and scimitars. Probably from Celebes. Exhibited at the 1880-1881 Melbourne International Exhibition and donated by the Straits Settlement Commissioners at the conclusion of the Exhibtion.
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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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