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musical pipes
Musical pipes. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017302 - 31/10/1907, musical pipes, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
musical pipes
Label:
A 'Pan-Pipe' musical wind instrument, made from four lengths of bamboo tied together with palm leaf strips. The instrument was probably introduced by missionaries. It is played for enjoyment and called "karof," "piago" or "karob" by the Meriam people. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907 for the Museum.
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
31/10/1907
Registration Number:
E017302
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
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Musical pipes. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Musical pipes. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Musical pipes. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Musical pipes. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony