Object detail

Description
Roughly cut stick (possibly Irish blackthorn) used as walking stick.
Classification
CH classification COSTUME ACCESSORIES Male walking stick
Measurements
L900 x W70 x H55 mm
Media/Materials description
Wood
History and use
This walking stick is inspired by the traditional Irish shillelagh. A shillelagh is a wooden walking stick or fighting club commonly used in nineteenth century traditional Irish martial arts.

This object was donated by the Marks family. The Marks family was a prominent Brisbane family that made significant contributions to the fields of science and medicine.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
H13113

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