Stories Organisations Projects About Login

Model - Broom Pearling Lugger - Tatura No 6

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan Street Tatura VIC

Wooden hull painted white with bottle green trim. Brown coloured sails (2 large, 3 jib). Fine thread connecting sails and the wooden rungs of the ladder. The words "Tatura No. 6" painted on both sides of the bow and on the stern. Painted in black paint. A black triangular flag on top of mast. Sitting on a wooden stand.
L 1100 cm x H 900 cm x W 290 cm
Object Registration
pearl lugger, broom pearl lugger, tatura no 6, camp 4 internee
Historical information
Given as a gift to Corporal Taylor, a former guard in Camp 4 in appreciation of his treatment.
Made By
Unknown Japanese internee (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Tatura No. 6
Last updated
22 Jul 2020 at 2:09PM