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Pigment. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017718 - 13/4/1909, pigment, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
pigment
Label:
A red-coloured small stone. It is ground to produce red pigment for colouring. It is called "ledamirr" or "siu" by the Meriam people. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907. (4.5x4.0cm)
Keywords:
painting
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
13/04/1909
Registration Number:
E017718
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