B & W photograph

Registration number
31447
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
A. P. Lyons  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Western Province > Unknown > Fly River
Map
Collector
A. P. Lyons 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs E. Lee 
Dimensions
H: W: 85 mm L: 140 mm D: Circum:

Description

Black and white photograph of a row of arrows arranged against a plain background in an outdoor setting.

Research notes

"Arrows used by natives inland from Fly River Estuary and Fly River Estuary natives. Used for: fighting, spearing fish, spearing game" [Catalogue card note]. Photograph taken in 1910.

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