Wooden model of a Malayan, oar-propelled boat, one of a number of water vessel models exhibited in the Straits Settlement (Malayan) Court at the Melbourne International Exhibition (MIE). The MIE was held in the (Royal) Exhibition Building from 1 October 1880 - 30 April 1881. At the close of the exhibition the models were donated to the Museum by the commissioner of the Straits Settlement Court.

Physical Description

Wooden model, partially decked with palm leaf awning aft, steered with a rudder and six oars (one is missing). Formerly

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