Thursday Island, Torres Strait Island.
A group of Torres Strait Islander men in their traditional dress, which consist of headbands, sarongs, anklets, swords and grass skirts.
This photograph is part of the Jubilee (1935) celebrations. Photo / Lantern slide owned by V.M. Barlow. (Description supplied with photograph). The Muralag peoples are the traditional owners of the land and seas surrounding Waiben [Thursday Island].
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