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Pigment. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017375 - 31/10/1907, pigment, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
pigment
Label:
A lump of soft volcanic ash. It is ground to produce blue pigment for colouring. It is called "gobigod" or "kobegud" by the Meriam people. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907 for the Museum. (9x6.5cm)
Keywords:
dance
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:
E017375
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Images
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Pigment. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
2:
Pigment. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony