Australian Museum Journal Additions to the ethnological collections, chiefly from the New Hebrides

Shortform:
Etheridge, 1917, Rec. Aust. Mus. 11(8): 189–203
Author(s):
Etheridge, R.
Year published:
1917
Title:
Additions to the ethnological collections, chiefly from the New Hebrides
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
11
Issue:
8
Start page:
189
End page:
203
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.11.1917.915
Language:
English
Plates:
plates xxxii–xxxix
Date published:
30 March 1917
Cover date:
30 March 1917
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
ANTHROPOLOGY; NEW GUINEA
Digitized:
03 November 2008
Available online:
16 December 2008
Reference number:
915
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (120kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (9658kb PDF)

Abstract

[Abstracted from p. 189] The New Hebridean collection has from time to time received some very valuable additions, amongst others the following interesting objects:

I.—STONE FOOD-DISHES.

The largest of these (Pl. xxxii.), evidently an adapted block of stone, is broad oval in form, with a rounded rim, or periphery, of variable width. It measures two feet by nineteen inches in cross diameters, the full height is five inches, decreasing to two inches inside, and is ninety-six pounds in weight.

It was presented by Mr. J. E. Fysh, of "Big Bay," Santo, who states it to be about the size and shape of the to-day's wooden food dishes. …