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Aboriginal king plate inscribed, Bobby, chief of the Yulgilbar tribe [realia]
Bib ID 2165819
Format ObjectObject [realia]
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Description [ca. 1870] 
1 breast-plate ; brass, white pigment ; ellipse 11.8 x 20.9 cm. 
Summary

The elliptical king plate or gorget was made under the direction of Dame Mary Gilmore's father and his friend Edward Ogilvie of Yulgilbar Station on the Clarence river, and given to Bobby (see King plates : a history of Aboriginal gorgets by Jakelin Troy, Canberra: Aboriginal studies Press, 1993)

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer, see File P21/5/868.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-135496970

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Clothing.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Yulgilbar.
Form/genre Aboriginal breastplates.
Exhibited Exhibited: Poignant Regalia, Historic Houses Trust, 1993.  Exhibited: Tweed Regional Museum; Breast plates of the Northern Rivers. 1 September 2016 - 1 February 2017. 
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300 |a1 breast-plate ;|bbrass, white pigment ;|cellipse 11.8 x 20.9 cm.
500 |aTitle devised by cataloguer, see File P21/5/868.
520 |aThe elliptical king plate or gorget was made under the direction of Dame Mary Gilmore's father and his friend Edward Ogilvie of Yulgilbar Station on the Clarence river, and given to Bobby (see King plates : a history of Aboriginal gorgets by Jakelin Troy, Canberra: Aboriginal studies Press, 1993)
530 |aAlso available online|uhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-135496970
585 |aExhibited: Poignant Regalia, Historic Houses Trust, 1993.|5AuCNL
585 |aExhibited: Tweed Regional Museum; Breast plates of the Northern Rivers. 1 September 2016 - 1 February 2017.
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856 4 1 |zNational Library of Australia digitised item|uhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-135496970
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