Kōrero: Sealing

Sealskin purse (1 o 2)

Sealskin purse

A group of sealers were marooned on the bleak and rocky Solander Island in Foveaux Strait from 1808 to 1813. It seems likely that they made this sealskin purse, which was later found on the island.

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Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Reference: 83.1512

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Sealing - The sealers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/6230/sealskin-purse (accessed 19 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006