condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
discuss document export feedback print share gallery-landscape


Object / Artefact › History
  • 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
  • Accession date
    6 September 1934
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
bullet, 1934.313, W2814, 20721, Photographed by Denise Baynham, digital, 19 Dec 2018, © Auckland Museum CC BY
bullet, 1934.313, W2814, 20721, Photographed by Denise… … Read more


  • 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
  • Dimensions
    0 - Whole diameter : 18mm
  • Classification
    military (Level 1)
    › arms & armaments (Level 2)
    › ammunition (Level 3)
    › shot, round (Level 4)
  • Classification Documents
    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

Object tags

Auckland Museum tags

Visitor tags

  • Contribute more detail to this record by adding your own names, classifications or categories via a tag. Tags also make this record more findable on search.

Related items

Results from DigitalNZ

Other items

    The development of the Auckland War Memorial Museum online collection is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.