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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
 
Summary:
E017263 - 30/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
headdress
Label:
A dari with arched bamboo framework covered with bound fibre, coloured with white and red ochre pigment and Reckitt’s Blue. It is decorated with white feathers of the Torres Strait Pigeon and a long black plume which projects from the top. It was collected from Mer (Murray Island) in 1907 by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch. (51x34.5cm.)
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:
E017263
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Unknown
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Headdress. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher