Wooden model of a five-masted trading junk, one of a number of sailing vessels exhibited in the Straights Settlement 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 model was donated to the Museum by the commissioner of the Straits Settlement.

Physical Description

Wooden model of a trading junk with five masts, square staged bow with dragon figure head. High poop deck with carved figures on rudder windlass.

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