Image: Portrait of a Wanigera man, Collingwood Bay, PNG

Portrait of a Wanigera man, Collingwood Bay, PNG

"A Wanigera man dressed up in War Paint- the cowrie shell ornament over the Temples represents the vanquished Foe's Eyes" handwritten caption by Percy Money. Page 51 of Percy Money photograph album1, AMS328/1/51.

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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