We are aware that quite a few will have been given to us by the widow of George Eastman OBE who was our missionary to the Gilbert Islands in the years between the first and second world wars. Any information will be most welcome. Click here to contact me.
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travelling Baptismal Font?
A sword made from coconut wood and crayfish shells
Serving spoon? and fire making stick
Possibly a one note flute
could be a bailer for a canoe
Silver coin bracelet, basket etc., Samoan?
Gongs? has the word "pate" on label
Sponge and a bowl made from coconut shell
appears to be a kind of comb
coconut shell bowls
heavy metal plate possibly nickel coated
showing the markings on underside of plate
Tortoise shell spoon and fork with Bamboo cruets?
An Adze handle
Kiribati canoe (outriggers and sail missing)
Picture 22 and 23
other views of the miniature font
Flag of the London Missionary Siociety
Maidenhead junior church
"Dare to Dream" mug
Little budda style statuette
(I'll turn it round later)
sword in presentstion box
(will redo this one)
odds and ends including a shoe and razor
Book given by a church in Sweden
Possibly Samoan mother and child
(will re do, as out of focus)
Picture 37 and 38
Bible in Samoan?
another gong perhaps?
two collecting boxes for London Missionary Society
Pictures 42 43 and 44
The Bible in Gilbertese as updated by George Eastman gifted by his widow 1979