Masons Mallet, St George's Church, Gate Pa

Production date
1901
Current rights
Creative Commons - CC-BY
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Name/title
Masons Mallet, St George's Church, Gate Pa
Description
Wooden masons mallet that has a handle attached to a thick round base. Used by Lord H. E. Ranfurly when laying the foundation block of St George's Church on the site of the Battle of Pukehinahina, Gate Pa, 10 February 1901. The mallet was made from pear wood from a pear tree that grew on the site.
Production date
1901
Production place
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Measurements
265mm (length) 15mm (width)
Accession number
1707/84
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