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The 1836 Lewis Collection and the Torres Strait Turtle Shell Mask of Kulka: From loss to reengagement

Lahn, Julie


The fire that engulfed Sydney's Garden Palace building in 1882 also destroyed much of the ethnological collection of the Australian Museum. Among the objects presumed lost were items from the Lewis Collection, obtained in the Torres Strait in 1836. This c

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pacific History
DOI: 10.1080/00223344.2013.856680


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