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House model. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017362 - 31/10/1907, house model, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
house model
Label:
A model of a nineteenth centrury Mer (Murray Island) beehive house. It is made from a framework of bamboo strips tied with plant fibre, with a base of light palm-wood. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907 for the Museum. (29x27.5cm)
Keywords:
model
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:
E017362
Associated Stories:
ARCHITECTURE
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
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House model. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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House model. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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House model. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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House model. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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House model. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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House model. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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House model. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony