Image: Man working on fish net, Komabun village, Collingwood Bay, PNG

Man working on fish net, Komabun village, Collingwood Bay, PNG

Man working of a fish net, Komabun village, Collingwood Bay, Oro Province, PNG, May 1921. V4564

Photographer:
Frank Hurley
Rights:
© Courtesy of the Australian Museum
Location:
Komabun village, Collingwood Bay, Oro Province, PNG

Notes

Hurley spent a week at Wanigela Mission, the largest station on the north coast. Although his diary entries for this period are extensive, he did not mention this man working on his seine net. The net has seashell weights along the bottom and wooden floats along the top.

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