Image: Girl in mourning dress, Oro Province PNG

Girl in mourning dress, Oro Province PNG

"Girl in full dress after a period of mourning - Notice scars on her arms near her shoulders where she burned herself during the term of mourning." Handwritten caption by Percy Money. Page 9 of Percy Money Photograph Album 1, AMS328/1/9.
 

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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