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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

Object type
Aboriginal breastplates

Object number
1985.0059.0380

Description
A crescentric brass breastplate with a hole at the edge of each horn to attach a chain. "KING JOHN CRY / CHIEF OF / the / Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle" is engraved on the anterior surface. A man with a rifle is engraved on the left horn, and a fox is engraved on the right horn.

Collection name
E Milne collection

Recipient
King John Cry

Associated place
Argyle, New South Wales, Australia

Materials
Brass

Dimensions
Width: 147mm
Height: 115mm
Depth: 2mm



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