Image: Display of artefacts from Collingwood Bay, Oro Prov., PNG

Display of artefacts from Collingwood Bay, Oro Prov., PNG

"Collingwood Bay Curios. A: Wood rasp made of ray skin, B: Tom-tom or Drum. Lizard skin head, C: Hand net for creek fishing, D: Headdress of hornbill beaks as worn when hunting or fighting, E: Stone club. Disc pattern, F: Long shield (copied from the Doriri Tribe which lives inland, G: Man's dilly bag (worn over shoulder under arm), H: Two handed sword (made from palm wood), I: Boar tusk mask (hung by cord around neck and gripped by cross bar in teeth), J: Short shield (this is the commoner type), K: Bamboo pipe used in smoking, L: Stone club. Pineapple pattern, M: Cooking pot, made by Wanigera women" handwritten caption by Percy Money. Page 1 of Percy Money photograph album 1, AMS328/1/1 

Photographer:
Percy J Money
Rights:
© Courtesy of the Australian Museum

Notes

This image is from an album of photographs taken by Percy Money during his residence in Wanigela, Collingwood Bay in the early 1900's, which includes Money's handwritten captions and decorations.


 

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