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Aboriginal breastplate presented to ‘Jackey Lewis’

About 1830

National Museum of Australia

National Museum of Australia
Canberra, Australia

A crescent-shaped brass breastplate with a metal chain. The breastplate is engraved “JACKEY LEWIS / Chief of the Bathurst Tribe”.

Details

  • Title: Aboriginal breastplate presented to ‘Jackey Lewis’
  • Date: About 1830
  • Location: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
  • External Link: National Museum of Australia website
  • Dimensions: W 242mm x H 138mm x D 8mm
  • Collection: Jackey Lewis collection National Museum of Australia

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