Image: Crocodile Mask on Mer in 1907 E17339

Crocodile Mask on Mer in 1907 E17339

Two men wearing dance costumes. One holds a traditional drum warup, the other wears the crocodile mask. Photographed on Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, in 1907 

Photographer:
Alan McCulloch
Rights:
© Courtesy of the Archives, Australian Museum

Notes

This photo is a hand-coloured glass slide. Australian Museum Archives no vv2841

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Maureen.Fuary@jcu.edu.au - 12.11 PM, 04 November 2011
This is another really unusual photo from the time. In the Description, adding an 's' to 'hold' would correct this one small typo.

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