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See images and information about breastplates from Queensland in the National Museum's collection.

Explore some Qld breastplates in detail

In our collection

Breastplate presented to the Yandruwandha people of Cooper CreekA shallow crescent-shaped brass breastplate with a hole at each corner, engraved with text that reads 'Presented to / [blank] / by the Exploration Committee of Victoria for the / Humanity shewn to the Explorers / Burke, Wills & King / 1861'.
On display
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