Sultan of Johore Jubilee Exhibition Collection
Exhibits at the 1887 Queen's Jubilee Exhibition in Adelaide, donated to the South Australian Museum. c. 130 objects of Malay origin, including models of watercraft, houses, a loom and a bed. Tools, domestic items, hunting and fishing equipment, weapons, musical instruments, betel (areca) nut chewing equipment, clothing, shoes, hats ands natural products.
Researched in 1997 by (Dr) Gordon Copland, then a graduate student at Flinders University of South Australia. Most of the collection has been photographed and part was exhibited in conjunction with some of the SA Museum's Fiji collections in the context of 'A Restless Life', an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Adolph Gustav Plate (1874-1914) hosted by the Flinders University City Gallery during Nov 1997-Jan 1998.
Anthropological specimens; Clothing; Domestic equipment; Fishing equipment; Footwear; Headwear; Hunting and gathering tools; Models; Musical instruments; Tools; Weapons
Artefacts; Body adornments and alterations; Exhibits; Fishing; Hunting; Indigenous peoples; Musical instruments; Water transport
Ethnographic; Malaya; Queen's Jubilee Exhibition; Sultan of Johore
Ethnology; Household objects; Indigenous artefacts
Sultan of Johore