Sign on
© The Trustees of the British Museum.
Date Made/Found: 1830-1875
Donor: Presented by Sheffield Literary and Philosophical Society , 1822 - 1932
Collector: Collected by George Bennet , 1775 - 1841
Material and Medium: wood
Dimensions: Overall: 150 x 775mm (5 7/8 x 30 1/2in.)
Place Object Found: New South Wales
Accession Number: J120
Boomerang made of hard dark wood with three groove lines on each side and has borders comprising of short cut out lines. It is said to be used for throwing at birds. This boomerang was collected by George Bennet (1775-1841) and presented to the museum in 1875 by the Sheffield Literary and Philosophical Society (founded 1822).
Display Location: In Store
gPowered byeMuseum

Museums Sheffield

Trying something new can be a little bit scary, but what a great feeling when you make the connection. We're trying new things all the time and we want you to try them too, so come with us and we'll help connect you with art, nature, history, ideas - and each other.

Jump in. Discover something new.

Explore our site