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Accession No 1933.86
Name/Title Tasmacetus shepherdi (Shepherd's beaked whale); skeleton of holotype
Measurement Reading 44 x 180 x 46cm
Credit Line Rare beaked whale washed up at Ohawe, near Hawera; first identified in 1933 by Whanganui Regional Museum curator George Shepherd and named in his honour.
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Accession No 1963.120.5
Name/Title SAMPLER; GRACE COMBE
Primary Maker Combe, Grace
Primary Prod Date 1724
Primary Prod Period 19th century
Primary Prod Place Great Britain
Measurement Reading 26cm
32.5cm
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Accession No 1805.296.2
Name/Title PHOTOGRAPH; George Shepherd measuring the skull of Shepherd's Beaked Whale
Primary Maker Searle, Roland James (b.1904, d.1985)
Primary Prod Date Jun 1939
Primary Prod Period 20th century
Primary Prod Place Whanganui
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