Au 02283 a,b

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Producer unknown to us

Grinding stone with rubbing stone

Australia, New South Wales

Prior to 1912

Sandstone, captured

Walter Schmidt (merchant and affiliate to the circle of friends of the museum)

Donation to the museum by Schmidt in 1912

Au 2283 a,b

The grinding stone was used to grind among other things seeds and nuts in order to produce food.

Walter Schmidt acted as an intermediary for actors like the missionary Oskar Liebler. Schmidt commissioned collectors according to the requests made by European museums.

Juliane Heinze