Image: 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
- Frank Hurley
- © Courtesy of the Australian Museum
- Komabun village, Collingwood Bay, Oro Province, PNG
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.