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Rattle. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017297 - 30/10/1907, rattle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
rattle
Label:
A rattle consisting of a bamboo holder, and a bundle of six sticks attached with a plaited cord through a hold in the centre of the holder. The holder has rounded ends and is decorated with geometric incisions on one half of it. The rattle is used to make sound for enjoyment only, by winding the string around the sticks and quickly drawing them out against the holder to create sound. It is called a "lolo" by the Meriam people. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907.
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:
E017297
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
Images
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Rattle. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Rattle. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Rattle. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony