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The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907

The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
A photograph of a beach on Mer (Murray Island,) with Dauar in the background, taken by A.R. McCulloch in 1907. 
© Australian Museum 
photographer: AM - Alan R. McCulloch
 
In 1907, the Australian Museum mounted a collecting expedition to Torres Strait, led by Charles Hedley, with the assistance of Alan McCulloch.
Hedley and McCulloch collected biological specimens and artefacts on Mer (Murray Island) for a period of five weeks, from 29 August to 4 October 1907. Hedley explained in his report to the Curator: ‘Murray Island was chosen as a field of operations because its far northern latitude, volcanic structure, proximity to the Barrier [Reef] and backward condition of the population promised interesting Results.’ McCulloch added in his diary that the aim of this trip was to collect materials ‘of which we had no representatives in the Australian Museum.’ He also asserted that ‘it was general understanding that we should visit Murray Island, a locality rendered famous by Professor Haddon who had led an expedition there and collected much material for the British Museum.’
Hedley recorded, in his field journal, the local names of artefacts, sometimes giving more information concerning their usage and social context in a laconic manner. McCulloch’s diary, on the other hand, contains numerous general observations and anecdotal passages that well reflect the local flavour of Torres Strait at the time of their expedition. Although it includes little anthropological detail specifically related to the collection.
On return from the Strait, Hedley and McCulloch reported that their expectations ‘were fulfilled. A large number of old curios are still in existence, almost every day we purchased some object of interest and where originals were no longer obtainable, models were made for us.’ It appears that numerous objects in this collection are contemporary replicas of old, pre-contact forms. Years earlier, Professor Alfred Haddon also acquired many artefacts made especially for him. Obviously, by the time of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition in 1898 and, even more so, by 1907 many traditional artefacts were still remembered but not customarily made and used. The overall impression is that a large part of the Hedley-McCulloch collection consists of artefacts made, not for use by Miriam (Murray Island’s) people, but specifically for artefact collectors. However, Hedley and McCulloch only slightly overstated the case by proclaiming that they enlarged ‘the Museum collection by a fairly complete ethnological series, illustrating an Australian people not before represented in the Museum.’
Reference:
Hedley & McCulloch: Report to the Curator, Australian Museum Archives; AMS25/2; General Report no. 3, 25 October 1907

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(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017222 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017223 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017224-001 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017224-002 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017225 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017226 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017227 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017228 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017229 - 30/10/1907, dance wand, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017232 - 30/10/1907, club, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017233 - 30/10/1907, paddle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017234 - 30/10/1907, spear, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
E017235 - 30/10/1907, dart, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017236 - 30/10/1907, spear, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017237 - 30/10/1907, spear, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017238 - 30/10/1907, slingshot, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017239 - 30/10/1907, slingshot, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017240-001 - 30/10/1907, pipe, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017240-002 - 30/10/1907, cigar holder, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017241 - 30/10/1907, spear thrower, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017242 - 30/10/1907, drum, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017243 - 30/10/1907, bow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017244 - 30/10/1907, bow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
E017245 - 30/10/1907, bow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017246 - 30/10/1907, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017247 - 30/10/1907, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017248 - 30/10/1907, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017249 - 30/10/1907, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017250 - 30/10/1907, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017251 - 30/10/1907, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017252 - 30/10/1907, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017253 - 30/10/1907, spear, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017254 - 30/10/1907, skirt, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017255 - 30/10/1907, skirt, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017256 - 30/10/1907, skirt, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017257 - 30/10/1907, baby bottle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017258 - 30/10/1907, water carrier, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017259 - 30/10/1907, water carrier, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017263 - 30/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017264 - 30/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017265 - 30/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017266 - 30/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017267 - 30/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017268 - 30/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017269 - 30/10/1907, top, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017270 - 30/10/1907, top, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017271 - 30/10/1907, top, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017272 - 30/10/1907, basket, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017273 - 30/10/1907, basket, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017274 - 30/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017275 - 30/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017276 - 30/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017277 - 30/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017278 - 30/10/1907, club, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017279 - 30/10/1907, club, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017280 - 30/10/1907, broom, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017281 - 30/10/1907, hoe, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017282 - 30/10/1907, hoe, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017283 - 30/10/1907, hoe, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017284 - 30/10/1907, pubic cover, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017285 - 30/10/1907, pubic cover, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017286 - 30/10/1907, pubic cover, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017287 - 30/10/1907, comb, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017288 - 30/10/1907, comb, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017289 - 30/10/1907, trap, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017290 - 30/10/1907, fish beater, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017291 - 30/10/1907, fish beater, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017292 - 30/10/1907, fish beater, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017293 - 30/10/1907, trap, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017295 - 30/10/1907, rattle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017296 - 30/10/1907, rattle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017297 - 30/10/1907, rattle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017298 - 30/10/1907, clapstick, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017299 - 31/10/1907, clapstick, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017300-003 - 31/10/1907, rattle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017300-001 - 31/10/1907, rattle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017302 - 31/10/1907, musical pipes, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017303 - 31/10/1907, jaw harp, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017304 - 31/10/1907, flute, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017305 - 31/10/1907, flute, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
E017306 - 31/10/1907, flute, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017307 - 31/10/1907, flute, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017308 - 31/10/1907, flute, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017309 - 31/10/1907, whistle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017310 - 31/10/1907, feather tuft, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
E017311 - 31/10/1907, feather tuft, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017312 - 31/10/1907, feather tuft, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017313 - 31/10/1907, feather tuft, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017314 - 31/10/1907, feather tuft, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017315 - 31/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017316 - 31/10/1907, headdress, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017318 - 31/10/1907, waistband, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017320 - 31/10/1907, ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017321 - 31/10/1907, leg ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017322 - 31/10/1907, ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017323 - 31/10/1907, arm ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017324 - 31/10/1907, arm ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017325 - 31/10/1907, waistband, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017326 - 31/10/1907, arm ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017328 - 31/10/1907, arm guard, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017329 - 31/10/1907, bow gauntlet, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017330 - 31/10/1907, bow gauntlet, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017331 - 31/10/1907, arm guard, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017332 - 31/10/1907, arm guard, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017333 - 31/10/1907, arm guard, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017334 - 31/10/1907, ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017335 - 31/10/1907, ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017336 - 31/10/1907, ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017337 - 31/10/1907, ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
E017338 - 31/10/1907, mask, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017339-001 - 31/10/1907, mask, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017340 - 31/10/1907, nose ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017341 - 31/10/1907, nose ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017342 - 31/10/1907, nose ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017344 - 31/10/1907, rattle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017345 - 31/10/1907, rattle, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017346 - 31/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017347 - 31/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017348 - 31/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017349 - 31/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017350 - 31/10/1907, shell, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017351 - 31/10/1907, shell, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017352 - 31/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017353 - 31/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017354 - 31/10/1907, fish hook, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017355 - 31/10/1907, fish hook, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017356 - 31/10/1907, fish hook, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017357 - 31/10/1907, fish hook, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017358 - 31/10/1907, fish hook, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017359 - 31/10/1907, fish hook, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017360 - 31/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017361 - 31/10/1907, house model, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017362 - 31/10/1907, house model, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017363 - 31/10/1907, thatching tool, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017364 - 31/10/1907, breast ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017365 - 31/10/1907, waistband, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017366 - 31/10/1907, neck ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017367 - 31/10/1907, piercing equipment, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017369 - 31/10/1907, scraper, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017371 - 31/10/1907, ear ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017372 - 31/10/1907, ear ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017373 - 31/10/1907, fishing line, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017374 - 31/10/1907, cord, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017375 - 31/10/1907, pigment, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017376 - 31/10/1907, moulding tool, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017378 - 31/10/1907, container, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017379 - 31/10/1907, dance wand, Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017380 - 31/10/1907, dance wand, Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017381 - 31/10/1907, dance wand, Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017382 - 31/10/1907, dance wand, Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017383-009 - 31/10/1907, animal figure, Nagir (Mount Earnest Island), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017409 - 27/12/1907, shell, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017410-001 - 27/12/1907, knife, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017410-002 - 27/12/1907, knife, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017410-003 - 27/12/1907, knife, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017713 - 15/2/1909, neck ornament, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia

(c) assumed Australian Museum.

E017718 - 13/4/1909, pigment, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia