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Julia H. Fisher, Artifacts & Papers

Inventory

Prepared by Cara Gilgenbach, August 1, 2001
2 oversize boxes; 2.5 cu. ft., 11th floor

Scope and Content

This collections consists of artifacts and miscellaneous papers related to the H.M.S. Bounty Mutiny and Pitcairn Island. The artifacts include many wood sculptures carved by Ben and Dennis Christian. Julia H. Fisher donated these materials, along with several books on the Bounty Mutiny, to Special Collections in 1995. The books have been cataloged in KentLINK and are located on the 12th floor.


Box 1

Contents
  1. Carved box [wood; shape of a book; front engraved "Greetings from Pitcairn Island"]
  2. Carved box [wood; shape of a book; front engraved "Greetings from Pitcairn Island" and "Made by Ben Christian"]
  3. Clippings on Pitcairn Island and the Bounty
  4. Flag of Pitcairn Island [miniature flag with marble base]
  5. "A Guide to Pitcairn, 3rd edition, 1976 [booklet]
  6. Leaf painting ["Greetings from Pitcairn Island" with pink flower and bird]
  7. Leaf painting ["Kind Thoughts, Pitcairn Island" with pink flowers]
  8. Leaf painting ["Hattie Leaf" with red flower; painted by Mary Pavicich]
  9. Leaf painting ["Hattie Leaf" with ship; painted by Mary Pavicich]
  10. Leaf painting ["Hattie Leaf" with small boat coming ashore; painted by Mary Pavicich]
  11. Postcards of Pitcairn Island
  12. Print [framed; "H.M.S. Bounty 1787-1789; "Designed by H. A. Muth"]
  13. Shell necklace
  14. Shell necklace
  15. Stamps and postal envelopes from Pitcairn Island

Box 2

Contents
  1. Bird sculpture [wood; back engraved "Ben Christian, Pitcairn Island"]*
  2. Bird sculpture [wood; back engraved "Ben Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  3. Bird sculpture [wood; back engraved "Ben Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  4. Fish sculpture [wood; back engraved "Dennis Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  5. Fish sculpture [wood; back engraved "Dennis Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  6. Sea turtle sculpture[wood; bottom engraved "Ben Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  7. Sea turtle sculpture[wood; bottom engraved "Ben Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  8. Shark sculpture [wood; back engraved "Dennis Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  9. Shark sculpture [wood; back engraved "Dennis Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  10. Shark sculpture [wood; back engraved "Dennis Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  11. Vase [wood; base engraved "Ben Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
  12. Vase [wood; base engraved "Ben Christian, Pitcairn Island"]
*Note: bird wings and shark fins are in box 1

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