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baby bottle
Baby bottle. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017257 - 30/10/1907, baby bottle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
baby bottle
Label:
A small spherical container made from coconut shell, with a plaited pandanus strip attached through a hole. It is said to be used as a child's feeding bottle and is called "nisor" or "ni sor" by the Meriam people. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch for the Museum in 1907. (10x6.9cm.)
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:
E017257
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
Images
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Baby bottle. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Baby bottle. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony