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Whistle. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017309 - 31/10/1907, whistle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
whistle
Label:
A whistle made from a coiled strip of palm leaf tied with string. It is used to make sound for enjoyment. It is called "burall" 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:
E017309
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
Images
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Whistle. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Whistle. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony