From the Collection of Admiral Grindall, an Able Seaman aboa...

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From the Collection of Admiral Grindall, an Able Seaman aboard Captain Cook’s Resolution during his second circumnavigation; thence by direct descent through his family.
 
An Oceanic, New Caledonian (?), sixteen-spindled hair-piece with a triangular woven end . The spindles are approximately 7.5 cm long. The weaving is approximately 7.5 cm long and 5 cm wide. Collected by Admiral Grindall whilst he was an Able Seaman aboard Captain Cook’s Resolution during his second circumnavigation.

Compare a similar item donated by a member of the Turnbull family in the collection of the Museum of New Zealand, registration #FE000884.

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Auction Date: 12th Apr 2022 at 12pm

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12th Apr 2022 12pm (Lots 1 to 243)