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Paddle. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017233 - 30/10/1907, paddle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
paddle
Label:
A leaf-shaped wooden paddle with a bamboo shaft. Its blade is decorated with geometric incising and faint blue paint. It is called "uzer" by the Meriam people. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907. (130x15cm.)
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
30/10/1907
Registration Number:
E017233
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
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Paddle. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Paddle. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Paddle. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Paddle. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony