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  • Other titles
    bullet found Blockhouse Bay in 1870s (descriptive name)
  • Description
    bullet found embedded in a clay embankment in the 1870's in Blockhouse Bay, [also listed as circa 1884], round shot, diam: 18mm, very rusty.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    W2814, 1934.313, 20721
  • Accession number
    1934.313
  • Accession date
    6 September 1934
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
bullet, 1934.313, W2814, 20721, Photographed by Denise Baynham, digital, 19 Dec 2018, © Auckland Museum CC BY
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Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1934.313, W2814, 20721
  • Notes
    bullet found embedded in a clay embankment in the 1870's [c.1884] in Blockhouse Bay
    description: round shot; diam: 50mm; very rusty
  • Event
    New Zealand Wars
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Production
    unknown (munitions factory)
    Pre 1870
    New Zealand Wars, Wars
  • Consists of
    › metal
    metal
  • Dimensions
    0 - Whole diameter : 18mm
  • Classification
    military (Level 1)
    › arms & armaments (Level 2)
    › ammunition (Level 3)
    › shot, round (Level 4)
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    2 September 2002

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